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The first 5 years of your child's life are very important. Your child's healthy social-emotional development forms a foundation for lifelong learning. ASQ:SE-2 is a set of questionnaires about behavior and social-emotional development in young children. There are nine questionnaires for different ages to screen children from 1 month to 6 years old.

ASQ:SE-2 has been used by parents for more than 15 years. It makes sure that children's social-emotional development is on schedule. It helps you celebrate milestones while addressing any concerns as early as possible. ASQ:SE-2 can help identify your child's social-emotional strengths and areas where your child may need support.

As a parent or caregiver, you are the best source of information about your child. That's why ASQ:SE2 is designed for you to complete. You will only need 10–15 minutes. It's that quick and easy. Here's how ASQ:SE-2 works:

  • Answer each question by marking "often or always," "sometimes," or "rarely or never." Answer based on what you know about your child.
  • Note if any behaviors concern you.
  • Remember that your answers help show your child's strengths and areas where he or she may need support.
  • After you finish, your child's provider will discuss the results with you.

If your child's social-emotional development is on target, then there is nothing more you need to do. If there are concerns, then the provider will help you with next steps. When children get support as early as possible for behavioral concerns, problem behaviors may be prevented from getting more difficult as children get older.

You play an important role in your child's learning and development. Completing ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires help you make sure your child is off to a great start!