Using the childhood autism rating scale to diagnose autism spectrum disorders.

@article{Chlebowski2010UsingTC,
  title={Using the childhood autism rating scale to diagnose autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Colby Chlebowski and James A Green and Marianne L. Barton and Deborah Fein},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={787-99}
}
This study investigated the childhood autism rating scale (CARS) as a tool for ASD diagnoses for 2-year-old (n = 376) and 4-year-old (n = 230) children referred for possible autism. The cut-off score to distinguish autistic disorder from PDD-NOS was 32 in the 2-year-old sample (consistent with Lord in J Child Psychol Psychiatry Allied Discipl, 36, 1365-1382, 1995), and 30 in the 4-year-old sample, with good sensitivity and specificity at both ages. The cut-off score to distinguish ASD from non… CONTINUE READING

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