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Common Autism Screening Tool is Effective But Has Limitations: Study

[Source: Medical X-Press; Image Credit Pixabay/CCo Public Domain]

A new study by UC Davis MIND Institute researchers and others finds that an autism screening tool used widely in the U.S. and around the world is effective but has limitations. The findings highlight the need for providers to use their own judgment and be clear with parents about the limits of the tool, called the M-CHAT-R/F (Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised with Follow-Up).

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