Data from a prospective longitudinal study following 214 children between the ages of 2 and 13 who were diagnosed with either autism spectrum disorder or non-spectrum developmental delays at age 2.
A data frame with 604 observation on the following 7 variables:
Sequenced Inventory of Communication Development group (an
assessment of expressive language development) - a factor. Levels are
Age (in years) centered around age 2 (age at diagnosis).
Vineland Socialization Age Equivalent
Child's gender - a factor. Levels are
Child's race - a factor. Levels are
Diagnosis at age 2 - a factor. Levels are
pdd (pervasive developmental disorder).
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