PDDST

AcronymDefinition
PDDSTPervasive Developmental Disorders Screening Test (austistic spectrum disorders)
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Eaves and Ho (2004) provided a brief review of 12 studies that used various diagnostic tools, including (a) the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.; DSM-IV; American Psychiatric Association [APA], 1994), (b) the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (Lord, Rutter, & LeCouteur, 1994), (c) the Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS; Schopler, Reichler, & Renner, 1988), (d) the Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT; Baron-Cohen, Allen, & Gillberg, 1992), and (e) the Pervasive Developmental Disorder Screening Test (PDDST; Siegal, 1996).
After community identification and referral of 2-year-olds with symptoms of autism, parents or caregivers were contacted by phone to complete the PDDST Stage 1, a screening questionnaire consisting of 18 questions.
Detection of autism in the 2nd and 3rd years: The pervasive developmental disorder screening test (PDDST).