Screening Tools Screening Tools The AAP does not endorse any specific tool for screening purposes. This list is not exhaustive. Click here for resources to implement a screening program in your practice. Advertising Disclaimer Developmental The screening tools listed below have been validated.For in-depth profiles of many of the tools, see the Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! Compendium of Screening Measures. General Developmental Screening Tools Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3) Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status- Developmental Milestones (PEDS-DM) Brigance Screens Developmental Assessment of Young Children Language Screening Tools Communication and Symbolic Behavior Scales - Developmental Profile Social-Emotional Screening Tools Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional (ASQ-SE-2) Autism Screening Tools Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT-R/F) Childhood Autism Spectrum Test Social Communication QuestionnaireMaternal DepressionThe screening tools listed below have been validated. Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) Patient Health Questionnaire-2 (PHQ-2) Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9)Social Determinants of HealthThe Health Leads Social Needs Screening Toolkit includes numerous questions from validated tools for social determinants of health screening.Validated Hunger Vital Sign Promising Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire Income, Housing, Education, Legal Status, Literacy, and Personal Safety Well Child Care, Evaluation, Community Resources, Advocacy, Referral, Education Survey Instrument (WE-CARE) Safe Environment for Every Kid SEEK Parent Screening Questionnaire Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE)Cross-CuttingSurvey of Well-being of Young Children (SWYC)Initial validation studies of the Survey of Wellbeing of Young Children have been completed and larger scale studies on each component are underway.