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Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers-Revised (M-CHAT-R™)

By Robins, Diana with Fein, Deborah; Barton, Marianne

Summary

The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers-Revised (M-CHAT-R™) is a scientifically validated screening tool for children between 16 and 30 months of age that assesses risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that all children receive an autism screening at 18 and 24 months of age.

Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]

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Visit www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/diagnosis/screen-your-child

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism Speaks
United States
2013

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