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Autism Screening Checklist Focus Group

Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised (MCHAT-R)

How can we do better at screening Vietnamese children for autism?

Purpose of the focus group discussion:

To evaluate and adapt a Vietnamese language version of the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers,
Revised (Vietnamese MCHAT-R) for cultural and language appropriateness.

This focus group might be a good fit for you if:

You identify as being part of the Vietnamese community, and are a parent.
You speak, read and/or write Vietnamese.

What do we ask of you?

Participate in a 2 ½ hour discussion session.

When and where?

There will be multiple times and locations. We will ensure the times and locations are convenient to

Participation is voluntary:
Parents who participate will receive a thank you gift of $50 for their participation. Childcare and
refreshments will be provided.

Interested in participating:
To take part in this focus group or for more information, please contact Swee May Cripe at or Van Hong at at HopeCentral
Pediatrics and Behavioral Health, Seattle.

Thank you,
Vietnamese Family Autism Advisory Board (VFAAB)