Evaluation of the criterion and convergent validity of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders in young and low-functioning children.

@article{Maljaars2012EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the criterion and convergent validity of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders in young and low-functioning children.},
  author={Jarymke Maljaars and Ilse L. J. Noens and Evert M. Scholte and Ina A. van Berckelaer-Onnes},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={487-97}
}
The Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO; Wing, 2006) is a standardized, semi-structured and interviewer-based schedule for diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The objective of this study was to evaluate the criterion and convergent validity of the DISCO-11 ICD-10 algorithm in young and low-functioning children. The DISCO-11, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), and Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ) were administered to a Dutch sample of… CONTINUE READING