Developmental evaluation at age 4: Validity of an Italian parental questionnaire

Anna Maria Dall'Oglio, Barbara Rossiello, Maria Franca Coletti, Maria Cristina Caselli, Lucilla Ravà, Vincenzo Di Ciommo, Marcello Orzalesi, Patrizia Giannantoni, Patrizio Pasqualetti

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Aim: To validate an Italian parental questionnaire designed to evaluate the neuropsychological and behavioural developmental status of 4-year-olds and identify children in need of further evaluation. Methods: The questionnaire (Questionario per la valutazione dello Sviluppo di bambini a 4 anni - Genitori (QS4-G)) consisted of 93 questions divided into 10 areas: language, visual-motor abilities, memory/attention, fine and gross motor and self-help abilities, lateralisation, social skills, stress, sleep, alimentation and evacuation. It was distributed to 263 parents of 4-year-olds: 94 healthy preterm (gestational age

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-426
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Issue number7-8
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010


  • neuropsychological profiles
  • parent-report measures
  • preschool evaluation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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