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Author: Eric Schopler
Summary: The Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS) is a 15-item behavioral rating scale developed to identify children with autism, and to distinguish them from developmentally handicapped children without the autism syndrome.
Format: v, 16 p. ; 28 cm. + 1 rating scale ( p.).
Library Record: Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WS 350.6 S373c 1988 ATOOLS)
Population: 2 years and up
Completion time: 5–10 minutes (after the information needed to make the ratings has been collected)
URL Link to Publisher: http://www.wpspublish.com/store/p/2696/childhood-autism-rating-scale-second-edition-cars-2
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