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Research Article: Gesell Development Schedules, Preschool Test, and School Readiness Test

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Gesell Development Schedules, Preschool Test, and School Readiness Test

Evaluates the physical, emotional, and behavioral development of infants and young children.

The Development Schedules are a set of four timetables devised by Arnold Gesell (1880-1961) at Yale University to evaluate the physical, emotional, and behavioral development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. They describe typical behavior at specified ages in the following areas: ability to adapt; motor functioning; use of language; and social interaction. The Development Schedules are useful to pediatricians, child psychologists, and other professionals who work with children. They also serve as the basis for evaluating a child's performance on the Gesell tests. The Preschool Test, which is administered individually to children between the ages of 2½ and 6, consists of a variety of tasks and activities. Oral sections measure language skills, attention span, and accuracy of personal knowledge...

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