May 26, 2017
My child was born prematurely; should I put in their actual birth date or their adjusted birth date?
ASDetect allows you to monitor your child’s social-communication development between 11 and 30 months of age, allowing you to see how your child’s behaviours and skills are developing over time. The research on which the app is based subscribes to a surveillancerather than a screening approach to early identification. In other words, ASDetect is designed to provide a ‘picture’ of your child/ren that unfolds over time, rather than being only a snapshot from a particular point in time. It might help to think of this as being like the difference between a photo and a video.
In order to monitor your child’s development, ASDetect requires you to enter your child’s name and date of birth, so that it can accurately keep track of how your child is developing as they grow older. This also makes it easier to monitor multiple children from the same family with ease. Capturing this information also allows us to: