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Assessment Tools: PDDST-II pervasive developmental disorders screening test-II : early childhood screener for autistic spectrum disorders

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PDDST-II pervasive developmental disorders screening test-II : early childhood screener for autistic spectrum disorders

Author: Bryna Siegel

Summary: This easily administered tool is designed to screen for several autism spectrum disorders in children as young as 18 months, including autistic disorder, pervasive developmental delay, and Asperger's disorder.
Format: 1 manual (vi, 42 p.), 1 stage 1 worksheet (primary care screener), 1 stage 2 worksheet (developmental clinic screener), 1 stage 3 worksheet (autism clinic severity screener).

Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WS 350.8 P4 S571p 2004 ATOOLS)

Population: 12 - 48 months
Completion time: 10 - 20 minutes 

Equipment:      

  • 1 manual (vi, 42 p.)
  • 1 stage 1 worksheet (primary care screener)
  • 1 stage 2 worksheet (developmental clinic screener)
  • 1 stage 3 worksheet (autism clinic severity screener)

URL Link to Publisher: http://www.pearsonclinical.com/psychology/products/100000132/pervasive-developmental-disorders-screening-test-ii-pddst-ii.html​

Determine Validity and Reliability    
To determine validity and reliability of this test copy and paste the search string into a PubMed (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users use this PubMed link):

("cognitive performance test") AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*)) 

To search the validity and reliability in CINAHL copy and paste this search string into CINAHL (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users only)

(("cognitive performance test”) OR (IN cognitive performance test)) AND (( (MH "Reliability and Validity+") OR (MH "Measurement Issues and Assessments+") OR (MH "Predictive Validity") OR (MH "Sensitivity and Specificity") ) OR ( reliabil* OR valid* ) OR ( sensitivity and specificity ))

Use Policy

The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.

 

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