Purpose: To screen, diagnosis and evaluate early development
Age: Birth to 7.11 years
Time: Full BDI: 1-2 hours; Screening Test: 10-30 minutes
The Battelle Developmental Inventory (BDI-2) is based on the concept of milestones. That is, a child typically develops by attaining critical skills or behaviours in a certain sequence, and the acquisition of each skill generally depends upon the acquisition of the preceding skills.
The BDI-2 can be administered to children with various handicapping conditions by using stated modifications.
The BDI-2 is ideal for several uses: