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Release Date: February 2006
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for speech and language delay in preschool children.
Summary of Recommendation
- The USPSTF concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine use of brief, formal screening instruments in primary care to detect speech and language delay in children up to 5 years of age.
Grade: I Statement.
Screening for Speech and Language Delay in Preschool Children, February 2006
Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 78 KB; PDF Help)
Systematic Evidence Review (PDF File, 560 KB; PDF Help)
Evidence Synthesis (PDF File Download)
Current as of February 2006
Screening for Speech and Language Delay in Preschool Children, Topic Page. February 2006. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschdv.htm