Children’s Communication Checklist’s (CCC-2)

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Description

The CCC-2 is the latest version of a checklist that has been in development for 10 years. The 70-item questionnaire completed by a caregiver screens for communication problems in children aged 4 to 16 years. It can be hand or electronically scored.

Use the CCC-2 to

  • Screen for children who are likely to have language impairment
  • Identify pragmatic impairment in children with communication problems
  • Assist in identifying children who may merit from further assessment for an autistic spectrum disorder.

Standard scores and percentiles are provided for each of the following 10 scales:

  • speech
  • ┬ásyntax,
  • semantic,
  • coherence,
  • inappropriate initiation,
  • stereotyped language,
  • use of context,
  • nonverbal communication,
  • social relations,
  • interests.

Two composites are derived:

  • The General Communication Composite (GCC) is used to identify children likely to have clinically significant communication problems
  • The Social Interaction Deviance Composite (SIDC) can assist in identifying children with a communicative profile characteristic of autism.