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A New Interactive Autism Screening Tool for Early Childhood Providers



Currently the average age of diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the US is close to 4 years of age

(signs can be seen as early as 12 months of age).


It is important to think of a new system and new way to identify early ASD:

To identify early to treat early and to change the course of the disorder and significantly reduce its impact.


This is an urgent public health need and not only in the US but globally.

The RITA-T will allow the screening and identification of toddlers as early as 18 months of age.



The RITA-T Team is hosting a live Zoom training on Thursday, March 11, 2021. 

To register, please click here.



The RITA-T Team's newest journal article is out:

"Improving Early Identification and Access to Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Toddlers in a Culturally Diverse Community with the Rapid Interactive Screening Test for Autism in Toddlers"




Experience with The Rapid Interactive Test for Autism in Toddlers (Calgary Study) Video



What is the RITA-T Screening Test

The RITA-T is a new Level 2 screening tests: it is to be administered on young children identified at risk for ASD, or who scored positive on a Level 1 screening test, or providers are worried about.

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RITA-T Training Course

We have developed an online training program to improve access, while providing at same time educational material on early signs of autism, different models that have integrated the RITA-T.

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