A total score of 8 or higher indicates high autism risk, and the follow-up form can be bypassed for immediate referral to a professional for diagnosis.
It does not have to be completed for characteristics the child does not possess.
However, it is a highly effective questionnaire that is widely used by parents.
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For Example, if you point at a toy or an animal, does your child look at the toy or animal? Especially during meltdowns, it is very beneficial by giving comfort.
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