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Term Description

The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST), also known as the Social and Communication Development Questionnaire, is a 37 question parent report instrument. It is based on a variety of behavioral descriptions of the core features of the autism spectrum (social impairments, communication impairments and repetitive or stereotyped behaviors) from the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10) and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV).
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Reference Information

Type Source Reference
Citation Consensus measures for Phenotypes and Exposures American Psychiatric Association (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-IV-TR. Washington, DC: Author.
Citation Consensus measures for Phenotypes and Exposures Centers for Disease Control, Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders - Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, United States, 2006. In: Surveillance Summaries, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report December 18, 2009/ 58(SS10), 1-20
Article Consensus measures for Phenotypes and Exposures Scott, F., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., & Brayne, C. (2002). The CAST (Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test): Preliminary development of UK screen for mainstream primary-school children. Autism, 6(1), 9-31.
Article Consensus measures for Phenotypes and Exposures Williams, J., Scott, F., Stott, C., Allison, C., Bolton, P., Baron-Cohen, S. & Brayne, C. (2005). The CAST (Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test): test accuracy. Autism, 9(1), 45-68.

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Details for each LOINC in Panel LHC-Forms

LOINC Name R/O/C Cardinality Example UCUM Units
62740-6 PhenX - symptoms of autism spectrum disorders - child protocol 120903
Indent65100-0 Does your child join in playing games with other children easily.
Indent65101-8 Does s/he come up to you spontaneously for a chat?
Indent65102-6 Was s/he speaking by 2 years old?
Indent65103-4 Does your child enjoy sports.
Indent65104-2 Is it important to him/her to fit in with the peer group?
Indent65105-9 Does s/he appear to notice unusual details that others miss?
Indent65106-7 Does s/he tend to take things literally?
Indent65107-5 When s/he was 3 years old, did s/he spend a lot of time pretending (e.g., play-acting being a superhero, or holding teddy's tea parties)?
Indent65108-3 Does s/he like to do things over and over again, in the same way all the time?
Indent65109-1 Does s/he find it easy to interact with other children?
Indent65110-9 Can s/he keep a two-way conversation going?
Indent65111-7 Can s/he read appropriately for his/her age?
Indent65112-5 Does s/he mostly have the same interests as his/her peers?
Indent65113-3 Does s/he have an interest which takes up so much time that s/he does little else?
Indent65114-1 Does s/he have friends, rather than just acquaintances?
Indent65115-8 Does s/he often bring you things s/he is interested in to show you?
Indent65116-6 Does s/he enjoy joking around?
Indent65117-4 Does s/he have difficulty understanding the rules for polite behavior?
Indent65118-2 Does s/he appear to have an unusual memory for details?
Indent65119-0 Is his/her voice unusual (e.g., overly adult, flat, or very monotonous)?
Indent65120-8 Are people important to him/her?
Indent65121-6 Can s/he dress him/herself?
Indent65122-4 Is s/he good at turn-taking in conversation?
Indent65123-2 Does s/he play imaginatively with other children, and engage in role-play?
Indent65124-0 Does s/he often do or say things that are tactless or socially inappropriate?
Indent65125-7 Can s/he count to 50 without leaving out any numbers?
Indent65126-5 Does s/he make normal eye-contact?
Indent65127-3 Does s/he have any unusual and repetitive movements?
Indent65128-1 Is his/her social behavior very one-sided and always on his/her own terms?
Indent65129-9 Does s/he sometimes say "you" or "s/he" when s/he means "I"?
Indent65130-7 Does s/he prefer imaginative activities such as play-acting or story-telling, rather than numbers or lists of facts?
Indent65131-5 Does s/he sometimes lose the listener because of not explaining what s/he is talking about?
Indent65132-3 Can s/he ride a bicycle (even if with stabilizers)?
Indent65133-1 Does s/he try to impose routines on himself/herself, or on others, in such a way that it causes problems?
Indent65134-9 Does s/he care how s/he is perceived by the rest of the group?
Indent65135-6 Does s/he often turn conversations to his/her favorite subject rather than following what the other person wants to talk about?
Indent65136-4 Does s/he have odd or unusual phrases?
Indent65137-2 Have teachers/health visitors ever expressed any concerns about his/her development?
Indent65139-8 Have teachers/health visitors ever expressed any concerns about his/her development? If yes, please specify
Indent65140-6 Has s/he ever been diagnosed with any of the following?: Language delay
Indent65141-4 Has s/he ever been diagnosed with any of the following?: Hyperactivity/Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
Indent65142-2 Has s/he ever been diagnosed with any of the following?: Hearing or visual difficulties
Indent65143-0 Has s/he ever been diagnosed with any of the following?: Autism Spectrum Condition, including Asperger's Syndrome
Indent65144-8 Has s/he ever been diagnosed with any of the following?: A physical disability

Fully-Specified Name

PhenX - symptoms of autism spectrum disorders - child protocol 120903

Additional Names

Short Name
Autism disorders child proto

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Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 2.36
Last Updated
Version 2.66
Change Reason
Updated the PhenX ID from "PhenX.<ID>" to "PX<ID>" in Survey Question Source field to align with the variable identifier used in the PhenX Toolkit.; Added the PhenX protocol ID to the Component to clearly define the protocol version for which this panel is based upon.
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Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
62710-9 PhenX domain - Psychiatric

Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) PhenX - síntomas de trastornos del espectro autista - protocolo infantil 120903:-:Punto temporal:^ Paciente:-:PhenX
it-IT Italian (Italy) PhenX - disturbi dello spettro autistico, sintomi - bambino, protocollo:-:Pt:^Paziente:-:PhenX
Synonyms: Panel PhenX paziente PhenX Punto nel tempo (episodio)
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) PhenX - симптомы аутистического спектра расстройств - детский протокол:-:ТчкВрм:^Пациент:-:PhenX
Synonyms: Точка во времени;Момент
zh-CN Chinese (China) PhenX - 自闭症谱系障碍症状 - 儿童方案 120903:-:时间点:^患者:-:PhenX
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