American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Developmental Profile 3 (DP-3)

Author(s): Gerald D. Alpern, PhD
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Western Psychological Services
Age Range:Birth–12;11
Administration Time:20–40 minutes
Computerized Scoring:Yes
Description:Standardized developmental screening test that evaluates children's functioning in five key areas: Physical, Adaptive Behavior, Social-Emotional, Cognitive, and Communication. Enables clinicians to identify developmental strengths and weaknesses early in a child's life, the DP-3 consists of 180 items. A parent or caregiver simply indicates whether or not the child has mastered the skill in question. Can be used for both routine screening and focused assessment.

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