The BMT-i is part of the need for an assessment of different learning and cognitive functions, as described in the recommendations of the care pathway for children with learning disabilities (HAS, 2018).
After the EDA battery, the BMT-i is the 2nd generation tool, updated according to current knowledge.
A complementary tool to those already existing
Unlike the current battery of screening tests for either a single function or a single age, the BMT-i can evaluate multiple functions in a large population. It allows to orient in a relevant way towards the professionals specialized in a discipline (speech therapy, occupational therapy / psychomotricity, psychology, orthoptics) who will carry out the tests intended to specify a diagnosis, to analyze the strategies of the child and to define the axes of the re-education.
For who ?
This battery is accessible to all health professionals concerned by the developmental disorders of the child. The doctor will be able to carry out the tests which will allow him to better prescribe the balance sheets necessary to the understanding of the difficulties of the child, the reeducers will find the tests allowing them to evaluate the domains which are not their competence to justify the request of In addition, psychologists will be able to better identify the reality of the difficulties reported by the families to guide them if necessary. The idea of having a single tool that can be used by several professionals will allow common points of reference for all, to be able to follow the evolution of the child in the different domains and to share the reflection on the evaluation and evaluation behaviors. of care. Thus, it is the child who will be the first beneficiary of this shared view of his difficulties.