The Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social Emotional®: A Parent-Completed Child Monitoring System for Social-Emotional Behaviors, Second Edition, were developed as a companion tool to the widely used Ages and Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ-3 ™), a well researched system that uses parent report to screen the development of infants and young children. The ASQ:SE-2 were developed and continue to be studied in an effort to address the need for age-appropriate tools to monitor very young children’s behavior and address parental concerns. In addition, the ASQ: SE-2 provide an inexpensive, culturally versatile tool for states to participate in child-find activities for children at-risk for social-emotional and behavioral delays..

The ASQ:SE-2 were developed to monitor a child’s development in the behavioral areas of self-regulation, compliance, communication, adaptive, autonomy, affect and interaction with people. The ASQ: SE-2 age intervals can be used with the ASQ-3 system, to screen social emotional, and general development for children in ages from 1 months to 6 years.

For more information on the ASQ-3 or ASQ:SE-2 systems, see the publisher’s website (Paul Brookes Publishing, Inc.) at