A nurse is performing a developmental assessment on a four and a half year old. Which of the following findings is of the most concern?
According to the Denver II Developmental Screen:
• Speech should be completely understandable by age four and a half years. The child may be developmentally delayed, but further assessment is needed.
The following answers are incorrect because they are not expected of a 4-year-old:
• Teeth brushing without help should be accomplished by age 5.
• Preparing cereal should be accomplished by age 5.
• A child should be able to balance on each foot for 4 seconds by age 5.