Can Western developmental screening tools be modified for use in a rural Malawian setting?
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    Adapting Western Developmental Measures for Use in Resource Poor Settings: Methodological Issues
    • Amina Abubakar, Research Associate
    • Other Contributors:
      • Katie Alcock and Penny Holding

    We applaud the efforts of Gladstone et al[1] in their adaptation of developmental assessment tools for use in sub-Saharan Africa. We would like however to offer some advice for those attempting to follow in their footsteps with no background in cross-cultural psychology or psychometrics...

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