|• Developmental milestones|
o What is the average age for a child to crawl?|
o How many words should an 18-month-old be able to say?
o What is the average age when a child should be able to exhibit ‘functional play’?
|• Global developmental delay (GDD)|
o What is the definition of GDD?|
o What comprises the basic evaluation of every child presenting with GDD?
o How is the developmental quotient (DQ) calculated?
|• Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)|
o What are the two criteria that must exist to establish the diagnosis of ASD?|
o What determines the severity of ASD?
o Is it possible to diagnose an individual with both ASD and intellectual disability (ID)?
|• Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)|
o What are the three primary types of ADHD?|
o What is the initial recommended treatment for preschool ADHD?
o What is the first-line pharmacologic treatment for individuals above the age of 6 years who have been diagnosed with ADHD?
|• Referral to a Child Development Institute|
o Which developmental screening tests are you familiar with?|
o Where should we refer a child with behavioral/disciplinary problems?
o What are the age and weight cutoffs for referring preterm babies to a child development institute?
• The special education systems|
o Which types of special education systems are you familiar with?
o Which special education system would be suitable for a child with GDD?
o When a “placement committee” decides to place a child in a special education system, must his legal guardians comply or can they choose to ignore the committee’s decision?
• Medical Conditions Associated with Developmental Disorders|
o Name three syndromes caused by a chromosomal abnormality for which developmental disability is part of the presentation?
o Which intrauterine infection can lead to a developmental disability?
o What is the most common genetic syndrome leading to ID in males?