Age: 2 years - 62 years
Time to Administer: 5-10 min. to rate items (after gathering the information needed)
Method of Administration: 15-item rating scales completed by clinician on a 7-point scale based on observation, parent report, and other records
Yields cutoff scores, standard scores, and percentile ranks
CARS-2 QPC. Unscored form: completed by parent or caregiver. These responses become the framework for follow-up interview information.
Notes on ages:
-CARS-2-ST: 2 years to < 6 and those with communication difficulties or below average estimated IQs
-CARS-2-HF: 6+ years for verbally fluent individuals with IQ scores over 80
-CARS-2-QPC: For parent or caregiver of an individual of any age.
Subscales: OVERALL SCORE: Total Score
Relating to People; Imitation (ST)/Social- Emotional Understanding (HF); Body Use; Object Use (ST)/Object Use in Play (HF); Adaptation to Change (ST)/Adaptation to Change/Restricted Interests (HF); Visual Response; Listening Response; Taste, Smell, & Touch Response and Use; Fear or Nervousness (ST)/Fear or Anxiety (HF); Verbal Communication; Activity Level (ST)/ Thinking/Cognitive Integration Skills (HF); Level and Consistency of Intellectual Response; General Impressions
QPC: Early Development; Social; Emotional and Communication; Repetitive Behaviors; Play and Routines; Unusual Sensory Interests