Carrie Allison

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST): sex differences
    Joanna G Williams
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1731-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Toward brief “Red Flags” for autism screening: The Short Autism Spectrum Quotient and the Short Quantitative Checklist for Autism in toddlers in 1,000 cases and 3,000 controls [corrected]
    Carrie Allison
    Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University, Department of Psychiatry, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:202-212.e7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test (CAST): test-retest reliability in a high scoring sample
    Carrie Allison
    University of Cambridge, UK
    Autism 11:173-85. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The Q-CHAT (Quantitative CHecklist for Autism in Toddlers): a normally distributed quantitative measure of autistic traits at 18-24 months of age: preliminary report
    Carrie Allison
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1414-25. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Service provision for autism in mainland China: a service providers' perspective
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way CB2 0SR, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 34:440-51. 2013
  6. pmc Cognition in males and females with autism: similarities and differences
    Meng Chuan Lai
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e47198. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The CAST (Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test): test accuracy
    Jo Williams
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    Autism 9:45-68. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test (CAST): test-retest reliability
    Jo Williams
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Autism 10:415-27. 2006
  9. doi request reprint A review of healthcare service and education provision of Autism Spectrum Condition in mainland China
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way CB2 0SR, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 34:469-79. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Are autism spectrum conditions more prevalent in an information-technology region? A school-based study of three regions in the Netherlands
    Martine T Roelfsema
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, CB2 8AH Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:734-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST): sex differences
    Joanna G Williams
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1731-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that different profiles of social and communication skills in boys and girls must be taken into account when measuring these skills in the general population...
  2. doi request reprint Toward brief “Red Flags” for autism screening: The Short Autism Spectrum Quotient and the Short Quantitative Checklist for Autism in toddlers in 1,000 cases and 3,000 controls [corrected]
    Carrie Allison
    Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University, Department of Psychiatry, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:202-212.e7. 2012
    ..91, specificity was 0.89, and PPV was 0.58. Internal consistency was >0.85 on all measures. Conclusions: The short measures have potential to aid referral decision making for specialist assessment and should be further evaluated...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test (CAST): test-retest reliability in a high scoring sample
    Carrie Allison
    University of Cambridge, UK
    Autism 11:173-85. 2007
    ..The correlation between the two test scores was 0.67 (Spearman's rho). The CAST shows moderate test-retest reliability in a high scoring sample, further evidence that it is a relatively robust screening tool for epidemiological research...
  4. doi request reprint The Q-CHAT (Quantitative CHecklist for Autism in Toddlers): a normally distributed quantitative measure of autistic traits at 18-24 months of age: preliminary report
    Carrie Allison
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1414-25. 2008
    ..8 (7.7)). The intraclass correlation for test-retest reliability was 0.82 (n = 330). The distribution in the control group was close to normal. Full examination of the clinical validity of the Q-CHAT and test properties is underway...
  5. doi request reprint Service provision for autism in mainland China: a service providers' perspective
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way CB2 0SR, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 34:440-51. 2013
    ..The structure of service provision for ASC is under-developed. There is an important need to establish coherent healthcare and education policies to support children with ASC and their families...
  6. pmc Cognition in males and females with autism: similarities and differences
    Meng Chuan Lai
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e47198. 2012
    ..However, in specific non-social cognitive domains, performance within ASC depends on sex. This suggests that in specific domains, cognitive profiles in ASC are modulated by sex...
  7. ncbi request reprint The CAST (Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test): test accuracy
    Jo Williams
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    Autism 9:45-68. 2005
    ..There is not currently enough evidence to recommend the use of the CAST as a screening test within a public health screening programme in the general population...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test (CAST): test-retest reliability
    Jo Williams
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Autism 10:415-27. 2006
    ..The correlation between the two test scores was 0.83 (Spearman's rho). The CAST has shown good test-retest reliability, and now requires further investigation in a high-scoring sample...
  9. doi request reprint A review of healthcare service and education provision of Autism Spectrum Condition in mainland China
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way CB2 0SR, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 34:469-79. 2013
    ..There were great financial problems faced by the parents of autistic children which were partly due to the under-developed healthcare and educational system for ASC...
  10. doi request reprint Are autism spectrum conditions more prevalent in an information-technology region? A school-based study of three regions in the Netherlands
    Martine T Roelfsema
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, CB2 8AH Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:734-9. 2012
    ..Phase two is planned to validate school-reported cases using standardized diagnostic methods and to explore the possible causes for these differences...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Autism Spectrum Quotient: Children's Version (AQ-Child)
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1230-40. 2008
    ..Factor analysis provided support for four of the five AQ-Child design subscales. Future studies should evaluate how the AQ-C performs in population screening...
  12. pmc Prevalence of autism in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
    Mol Autism 4:7. 2013
    ..This study synthesizes evidence relating to the prevalence of ASC in these areas and assesses the effects of research methodology on prevalence estimates...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence of autism-spectrum conditions: UK school-based population study
    Simon Baron-Cohen
    University of Cambridge, Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:500-9. 2009
    ..Recent reports estimate the prevalence of autism-spectrum conditions in the UK to be 1%...
  14. ncbi request reprint Brief report: development of the adolescent empathy and systemizing quotients
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2225-35. 2012
    ..Longitudinal studies would be useful to test this stability in the future. Finally, relative to typical sex differences, individuals with ASC, regardless of age, on average exhibit a 'hyper-masculinized' profile...
  15. doi request reprint The children's Empathy Quotient and Systemizing Quotient: sex differences in typical development and in autism spectrum conditions
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1509-21. 2009
    ..Empathy and systemizing in children show similar patterns of sex differences to those observed in adults. Children with ASC tend towards a 'hyper-masculinized' profile, irrespective of sex...
  16. pmc Defining the broader, medium and narrow autism phenotype among parents using the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ)
    Sally Wheelwright
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    Mol Autism 1:10. 2010
    ..In this paper, the use of the AQ to define the broader, medium and narrow autism phenotypes (BAP, MAP, NAP) is reported, and the proportion of parents with each phenotype is compared between the two groups...