Validity of DQ as an estimate of IQ in children with autistic disorder.


The purpose of the present paper was to test the validity of developmental quotients (DQ) on the Mental Development Scale for Infants and Young Children (MDSIYC) as an estimate of intelligence quotient (IQ). Correlations were carried out of its DQ with an IQ on the Japanese version of the Stanford-Binet in 94 children with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual… (More)