What is M-chat follow-up?

What is M-chat follow-up?

The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised with Follow-Up (M-CHAT-R/F; Robins, Fein, & Barton, 2009) is a 2-stage parent-report screening tool to assess risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

How accurate is the m-chat R?

The positive predictive value of the M-CHAT for toddlers aged 20 months and younger was about 26 percent. The screen correctly predicted between 60 and 78 percent of autism cases for toddlers aged 21 to 36 months.

When do you use M-chat screening?

The M-CHAT is a parent-completed questionnaire that includes items from the CHAT, but covers a broader range of signs and a wider age range (16–30 months). The M-CHAT also includes a follow-up interview to be given, in which the parent is asked in more detail about symptoms identified by the questionnaire.

What does M-chat stand for?

One such diagnostic tool is the M-CHAT (or M-CHAT-RTM), which stands for Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised. If you believe your child is exhibiting symptoms of autism, this questionnaire can be easily completed online. The M-CHAT is typically used for toddlers between 16 and 30 months old.

What does M chat stand for?

Does the M-chat diagnose autism?

M-CHAT Autism Screening Tool The M-CHAT™ (Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers) is a parent-report screening tool to assess the risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In approximately 10 minutes, parents can complete the 20 questions and receive an autism risk assessment for their child.

Who created the M-chat?

The main goal of the M-CHAT-R is to detect as many cases of ASD as possible. It was first developed in America by Dr. Diana Robins.

What does M-chat score mean?

A total score of 0-2 means the child passed the screener and surveillance should continue at all subsequent health supervision visits. To score the M-CHAT-R, use this list of failed responses to compare the parents’ responses on the screener. The child receives one point for each failed response.