Pediatric physical therapy, especially in early intervention (EI), focuses on children’s function in natural environments and within daily routines. Valid and reliable tests measuring the ICF participation component are important to consider if we are to align our treatment focus and goals to our measures of progress. This article demonstrates that the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) Functional Skill scaled scores are sensitive to change in children receiving EI with and without motor involvement.
Recommended CitationLevinson, PT, PhD, MFT, Marcia and Creedon Gnoffo, PT, MS, DPT, PCS, Rosaleen, "A clincial outcomes commentary on "A longitudinal study of outcome measures for children receiving early intervention services"" (2010). Department of Physical Therapy Faculty Papers. Paper 9.