Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

Keywords
NICE Guideline NG72; infant development; developmental follow-up; surveillance

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VOLUME 16/ISSUE 4, JULY 2020
Using the PARCA-R to assess children’s cognitive and language development at two years of age
Developmental assessment at two years of age is important for both clinical and research purposes, for which standardised measures are needed. Developmental tests frequently require significant time and resources to administer, making them challenging to implement on a large scale. In contrast, the PARCA-R (Parent Report of Children’s Abilities – Revised) is a standardised parent questionnaire that can be used to assess children’s cognitive and language development at 24 months of age. Here we describe the development of the PARCA-R and key information needed to use the questionnaire in clinical practice

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