Things to consider before screening Before using a screening tool, a professional must consider: u Are you qualified to administer this screen? u Do you know how to follow up after screening, should a concern be identi-fied? u What level of confidentiality will be used when screening? How will this level of confidentiality be ensured? The ASQ-3 User's Guide is part of ASQ-3, the bestselling screener trusted for more than 15 years to pinpoint delays as early as possible during the crucial first 5 years of life. ASQ-3 questionnaires are reliable and valid, parent-completed, cost effective, recommended by top organizations, and easy to administer and score.

Clinical Practice Guidelines: Developmental Screening, Assessment, and Referral for Patients up to 30 Months of Age (Developed in partnership by the Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, Department of Health, and Health Care Authority) Reviewed December 15, 2015 Page 3