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Early Social Communication Scale (ESCS)

390 Shared Subjects

Early Social Communication Scale
Clinical Assessments
Social Responsiveness
04/16/2013
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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY Required field
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age 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.
sex String 20 Required Sex of the subject M;F M = Male; F = Female gender
Query ica_tot Integer Recommended total number of intential communication acts
Query ibr_tot Integer Recommended total number of behavioral request initiations
Query rja_perc Integer Recommended percent of time child responded to joint attention
Query give_req_tot Integer Recommended number of times examiner made the request, "give it to me"
Query give_resp_tot Integer Recommended number of the child complied with the reqest "give it to me"
Query ija_ec Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Eye Contact
Query ija_alt Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Alternate
Query ija_low Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Lower Level Total
Query ija_point Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Point
Query ija_point_ec Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Point and Eye Contact
Query ija_show Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Show
Query ija_high Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Higher Level Total
Query ija_total Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Total
Query ija_high_total Float Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Ratio of Higher Level to Total
Query ija_btc Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Bid to Caregiver
Query rja_prox_point Integer Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Following Proximal Point/Touch
Query rja_lor_t1 Integer Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Following Line of Regard Trial 1
Query rja_lor_t2 Integer Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Following Line of Regard Trial 2
Query rja_correct Float Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - % Correct
Query rja_low Float Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Lower Level
Query rja_high Float Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Higher Level
Query rja_left_right Integer Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Left/Right
Query rja_behind Integer Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Behind
Query rja_total Float Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Total
Query rja_imit Integer Recommended Responding to Joint Attention - Point in Imitation
Query ibr_ec Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Eye Contact
Query ibr_reach Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Reach
Query ibr_appeal Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Appeal
Query ibr_low Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Lower Level Total
Query ibr_point Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Point
Query ibr_point_ec Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Point and Eye Contact
Query ibr_give Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Give
Query ibr_give_ec Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Give and Eye Contact
Query ibr_high Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Higher Level Total
Query ibr_total Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Total
Query ibr_high_total Float Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Ratio of Higher Level to Total
Query ibr_btc Integer Recommended Initiating Behavioral Requests - Bid to caregiver
Query rbr_wgest_pass Integer Recommended Responding to Behavioral Requests - Without Gesture Pass
Query rbr_wgest_fail Integer Recommended Responding to Behavioral Requests - Without Gesture Fail
Query rbr_gest_pass Integer Recommended Responding to Behavioral Requests - With Gesture Pass
Query rbr_gest_fail Integer Recommended Responding to Behavioral Requests - With Gesture Fail
Query rbr_pass_total Integer Recommended Responding to Behavioral Requests - Total Passes
Query rbr_fail_total Integer Recommended Responding to Behavioral Requests - Total Fails
Query rbr_correct Integer Recommended Responding to Behavioral Requests - % Correct
Query rbr_total Integer Recommended Responding to Behavioral Requests - Total
Query isi_itt Integer Recommended Initiating Social Interaction - Initiates Turn-Taking
Query isi_tease_low Integer Recommended Initiating Social Interaction - Low -LevelTease
Query isi_tease_high Integer Recommended Initiating Social Interaction - High -LevelTease
Query isi_tease_score Integer Recommended Initiating Social Interaction - Tease Score
Query isi_ist Integer Recommended Initiating Social Interaction - Initiates Song/Tickle
Query isi_total Integer Recommended Initiating Social Interaction - Total
Query rsi_ec Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Eye Contact
Query rsi_act Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Act
Query rsi_appeal Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Appeal
Query rsi_si Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Social Interaction Total
Query rsi_rtt_car Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Responds to Turn-Taking Car
Query rsi_rtt_ball Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Responds to Turn-Taking Ball
Query rsi_tt_total Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Turn-Taking Total
Query rsi_rti Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Responds to Invitation
Query rsi_rti_total Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Reponse to Invitation Total
Query rsi_st_total Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Song/Tickle Total
Query rsi_total Integer Recommended Responding to Social Interaction - Total
Query lang_ja1 Integer Recommended Language Joint Attention 1 word
Query lang_ja2 Integer Recommended Language Joint Attention 2 words
Query lang_br1 Integer Recommended Language Behavioral Requests 1 word
Query lang_br2 Integer Recommended Language Behavioral Requests 2 words
Query rja_limit_bk Integer Recommended Point-in-imitation (Book) Total
Query ija_show_ec Integer Recommended Initiating Joint Attention - Show and Eye Contact
Query rja_prox_point_admin Integer Recommended Successful Book Administrations
Query rja_left_right_child Integer Recommended Child success Child's Left and Child's right Poster
Query rja_left_right_admin Integer Recommended Successful Left/Right Poster Administrations
Query rja_behind_child Integer Recommended Child success Child's Back left, Child's back right Poster
Query rja_behind_admin Integer Recommended Successful Behind Poster Administrations
Query rja_lor_t1_admin Integer Recommended Total successful Poster Administrations
Query escs_lrtt Integer Recommended Line of regard, total # of trials 0::8
Query escs_lrtr Integer Recommended Line of regard, total # of plus 0::8
Query escs_lrpct Float Recommended Line of regard, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_bptt Integer Recommended Book point, total # of trials 0::6
Query escs_bptr Integer Recommended Book point, total # of plus 0::6
Query escs_bppct Float Recommended Book point, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_rbogt Integer Recommended Responding to behavioral requests without gesture, total # of trials 0::20
Query escs_rbogr Integer Recommended Responding to behavioral requests without gesture, total # of plus 0::20
Query escs_rbogpct Float Recommended Responding to behavioral requests without gesture, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_rbwgt Integer Recommended Responding to behavioral requests with gesture, total # of trials 0::20
Query escs_rbwgr Integer Recommended Responding to behavioral requests with gesture, total # of plus 0::20
Query escs_rbwgpct Float Recommended Responding to behavioral requests with gesture, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_ihcgt Integer Recommended INITIATES SOCIAL INTERACTION Hat, Comb, Glasses, total # of trials 0::3
Query escs_ihcgr Integer Recommended INITIATES SOCIAL INTERACTION Hat, Comb, Glasses, total # of plus 0::3
Query escs_ihcgpct Float Recommended INITIATES SOCIAL INTERACTION Hat, Comb, Glasses, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_icbt Integer Recommended INITIATES SOCIAL INTERACTION Car, Ball, total # of trials 0::2
Query escs_icbr Integer Recommended INITIATES SOCIAL INTERACTION Car, Ball, total # of plus 0::2
Query escs_icbpct Float Recommended INITIATES SOCIAL INTERACTION Car, Ball, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_tect Integer Recommended Eye Contact, total # of trials 0::7
Query escs_tecr Integer Recommended Eye Contact, total # of plus 0::7
Query escs_tecpct Float Recommended Eye Contact, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_tact Integer Recommended Act, total # of trials 0::7
Query escs_tacr Integer Recommended Act, total # of plus 0::7
Query escs_tacpct Float Recommended Act, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_tapt Integer Recommended Appeal, total # of trials 0::7
Query escs_tapr Integer Recommended Appeal, total # of plus 0::7
Query escs_tappct Float Recommended Appeal, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_ttct Integer Recommended Turn Talking Car, total # of trials 0::12
Query escs_ttcr Integer Recommended Turn Talking Car, total # of plus 0::12
Query escs_ttcpct Float Recommended Turn Talking Car, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_ttbt Integer Recommended Turn Talking Ball, total # of trials 0::12
Query escs_ttbr Integer Recommended Turn Talking Ball, total # of plus 0::12
Query escs_ttbpct Float Recommended Turn Talking Ball, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_phcgt Integer Recommended Can I play?, total # of trials 0::3
Query escs_phcgr Integer Recommended Can I play?, total # of plus 0::3
Query escs_phcgpct Float Recommended Can I play?, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_totja Float Recommended Total Joint Attention correct percent 0::1683 total number of correct in 'Responding to Joint Attention' divide by total number of trial in 'Responding to Joint Attention'.
Query escs_totbr Float Recommended Total Behavioral Requests correct percent 0::1485 total number of correct in 'Responding to Behavioral Request' divide by total number of trial in 'Responding to Behavioral Request'.
Query escs_totja_gestures Integer Recommended initiating joint attention gestures total 0::999 SUM(ESCS_JAP plus ESCS_JAPL plus ESCS_JAPEC plus ESCS_JAPECL plus ESCS_JAG plus ESCS_JAGL plus ESCS_JAGEC plus ESCS_JAGECL plus ESCS_JAS plus ESCS_JASL plus ESCS_JASEC plus ESCS_JASECL)
Query escs_totja_alllang Integer Recommended initiating joint attention sentence total 0::891 SUM(ESCS_JAAGL plus ESCS_JACJL plus ESCS_JAL plus ESCS_JAPL plus ESCS_JAPECL plus ESCS_JAGL plus ESCS_JAGECL plus ESCS_JASL plus ESCS_JASECL)
Query escs_totbr_gestures Integer Recommended initiating behavior regulation gestures total 0::999 SUM(ESCS_BRP plus ESCS_BRPL plus ESCS_BRPEC plus ESCS_BRPECL plus ESCS_BRG plus ESCS_BRGL plus ESCS_BRGEC plus ESCS_BRGECL plus ESCS_BRR plus ESCS_BRRL plus ESCS_BRREC plus ESCS_BRRECL)
Query escs_totbr_alllang Integer Recommended initiating behavior regulation sentence total 0::792 SUM(ESCS_BRECL plus ESCS_BRL plus ESCS_BRPL plus ESCS_BRPECL plus ESCS_BRGL plus ESCS_BRGECL plus ESCS_BRRL plus ESCS_BRRECL)
Query escs_rja_total Float Recommended Line & Book, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_rbr_total Float Recommended with and without Gesture, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
Query escs_isi_total Float Recommended Hat & Car, total # of plus/total # of trials 0::1.00
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This page displays the data structure defined for the measure identified in the title and structure short name. The table below displays a list of data elements in this structure (also called variables) and the following information:

  • Element Name: This is the standard element name
  • Data Type: Which type of data this element is, e.g. String, Float, File location.
  • Size: If applicable, the character limit of this element
  • Required: This column displays whether the element is Required for valid submissions, Recommended for valid submissions, Conditional on other elements, or Optional
  • Description: A basic description
  • Value Range: Which values can appear validly in this element (case sensitive for strings)
  • Notes: Expanded description or notes on coding of values
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