Why is the Bayley III administered to infants?
Herein, what does the Bayley Scales of Infant Development measure?
The Bayley Scales of Infant Development (BSID) measure the mental and motor development and test the behavior of infants from one to 42 months of age.
Furthermore, what are the 5 Bayley subtests? The Bayley-III generates scores for 3 composite indices (Cognitive, Language, Motor) and 5 subtests (Cognitive, Expressive Communication, Receptive Communication, Fine Motor, Gross Motor).
Similarly one may ask, who can administer the Bayley?
For User level C, B and S. The Bayley-III is available to fully registered psychologists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and physiotherapists (specialising in early intervention with appropriate training and experience in testing methods and statistics).
How accurate is the Bayley test?
For children with Bayley diagnostic test scores of 8 - 19, the Bayley screening test was very accurate, with 83.84% correctly identified as proficient in the cognitive subtest and 92.11% identified as proficient in the receptive communication subtest (18).