Battelle Developmental Inventory

Measure developmental milestones in the youngest learners
Grades Pre-K–K Early Learning Assessment

Norms have been re-weighted and calculated using U.S. Census projections for 2015, reflecting an increase in Hispanic and Latino populations.

While other assessments require high-level certification, BDI-2 Normative Update (BDI-2 NU) can be administered by teachers and testing professionals alike.

By testing global domains—personal-social, adaptive, motor, communication, and cognitive ability—BDI-2 NU meets all five areas of IDEA.

A trusted early childhood testing solution

Administrable by teachers and testing professionals alike, BDI-2 NU offers an in-depth analysis of students’ long- and short-term growth. It also aligns with popular preschool curriculums and provides accommodations and modifications for assessing infants and children with special needs or disabilities.

Assesses developmental progress from birth to 7 years, 11 months.

Screens for school readiness and eligibility for special education services.

Assists in development of Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) and Individualized Education Programs (IEP).

See how BDI-2 NU measures early childhood milestones.