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The Filter Cart provides a powerful way to query and access data for which you may be interested.  

A few points related to the filter cart are important to understand with the NDA Query/Filter implementation: 

First, the filter cart is populated asyncronously.  So, when you run a query, it may take a moment to populate but this will happen in the background so you can define other queries during this time.  

When you are adding your first filter, all data associated with your query will be added to the filter cart (whether it be a collection, a concept, a study, a data structure/elment or subjects). Not all data structures or collections will necessarily be displayed.  For example, if you select the NDA imaging structure image03, and further restrict that query to scan_type fMRI, only fMRI images will appear and only the image03 structure will be shown.  To see other data structures, select "Find All Subject Data" which will query all data for those subjects. When a secord or third filter is applied, an AND condition is used.  A subject must exist in all filters.  If the subject does not appear in any one filter, that subjects data will not be included in your filter cart. If that happens, clear your filter cart, and start over.  

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Communication Complexity Scale

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired fieldvideo_date
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender, sex
dodeString10RecommendedDate of Data Entrycoding_date
num_trialsIntegerRecommendedNumber of trials completednum_scripts
commentsString4,000RecommendedComments about assessment
version_formString100RecommendedForm used/assessment nameprotocol_type
child_wind_upIntegerRecommendedWind Up score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_wind_up_funcIntegerRecommendedWind Up communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_blocksIntegerRecommendedBlocks score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_blocks_funcIntegerRecommendedBlocks communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_snackIntegerRecommendedSnack score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_snack_funcIntegerRecommendedSnack communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_musicIntegerRecommendedMusic score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_music_funcIntegerRecommendedMusic communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_hammerIntegerRecommendedHammer score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_hammer_funcIntegerRecommendedHammer communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_fanIntegerRecommendedFan score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_fan_funcIntegerRecommendedFan communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_mag_tilesIntegerRecommendedMagna-Tiles score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_mag_tiles_funcIntegerRecommendedMagna-Tiles communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_dotsIntegerRecommendedDots score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_dots_funcIntegerRecommendedDots communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_bubblesIntegerRecommendedBubbles score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_bubbles_funcIntegerRecommendedBubbles communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_booksIntegerRecommendedBooks score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_books_funcIntegerRecommendedBooks communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_bumbleIntegerRecommendedBumble score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_bumble_funcIntegerRecommendedBumble communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
child_ball_toyIntegerRecommendedBall Toy score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
child_ball_toy_funcIntegerRecommendedBall Toy communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
adult_carsIntegerRecommendedCars score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
adult_cars_funcIntegerRecommendedCars communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
adult_simonIntegerRecommendedSimon score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
adult_simon_funcIntegerRecommendedSimon communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
adult_m_tabIntegerRecommendedMagnatab score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
adult_m_tab_funcIntegerRecommendedMagnatab communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
adult_sealed_bagIntegerRecommendedSealed Bag score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
adult_sealed_bag_funcIntegerRecommendedSealed Bag communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
adult_remote_carIntegerRecommendedRemote Car score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
adult_remote_car_funcIntegerRecommendedRemote Car communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
adult_light_globeIntegerRecommendedLight Globe score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
adult_light_globe_funcIntegerRecommendedLight Globe communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
adult_sandIntegerRecommendedSand score0 :: 120 = No response; 1 = Alerting behaviors; 2 = Single orientation; 3 = Single orientation with 1 Potentially Communicative Behavior (PCB); 4 = Single orientation with more than 1 PCB; 5 = Dual orientation between person and object; 6 = Triadic orientation; 7 = Dual orientation with 1 PCB; 8 = Dual orientation with more than 1 PCB; 9 = Triadic orientation with 1 PCB; 10 = Triadic orientation with more than 1 PCB; 11 = Intentional symbolic behavior; 12 = Multi-symbol Intentional Symbolic Behavior
adult_sand_funcIntegerRecommendedSand communication function
1::3
1 = Joint Attention; 2 = Behavior Regulation; 3 = Response to Question
optimal_avg_scoreFloatRecommendedOptimal Score: average of the highest three scores
typical_avg_scoreFloatRecommendedTypical Score: average of the middle six scores
optimal_avg_br_scoreFloatRecommendedOptimal Highest BR: average highest three behavior regulation scores
optimal_avg_ja_scoreFloatRecommendedOptimal Highest JA: average highest three joint attention scores
ccs_comm1IntegerRecommendedWind Up Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm2IntegerRecommendedBlocks Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm3IntegerRecommendedSnack Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm4IntegerRecommendedMusic Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm5IntegerRecommendedHammer Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm6IntegerRecommendedFan Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm7IntegerRecommendedMagna-Tiles Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm8IntegerRecommendedDots Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm9IntegerRecommendedBubbles Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm10IntegerRecommendedBooks Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm11IntegerRecommendedBumble Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm12IntegerRecommendedBall Toy Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm14IntegerRecommendedCars Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm16IntegerRecommendedSimon Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm18IntegerRecommendedMagnatab Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm20IntegerRecommendedSealed Bag Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm22IntegerRecommendedRemote Car Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm24IntegerRecommendedLight Globe Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
ccs_comm26IntegerRecommendedSand Mode of Communication1::51 = Speech Generating Device; 2 = Graphic; 3 = Speech; 4 = Sign; 5 = Combo
video_dateDateRecommendedDate of video recordingMay differ from interview_date, when video recording and clinical interviews take place at different visits
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