The PLUM and HATS are designed for health and early childhood
workers to screen listening and yarning skills in children under 6 years of

Using the PLUM and HATS will give you an idea if bubs:

  • Have skills that are on track
  • Have skills that are borderline and should be watched
  • Need a hearing or speech referral ASAP

If you are more familiar with the PLUM and HATS checklists, you can download the non-pictorial versions below.

There are two options to use the PLUM & HATS.
Either download and print from this page, or click here to complete the online version.
The online PLUM & HATS versions are scored automatically and you will receive a report.

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