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1. Screening tools include the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT), the Early Screening of Autistic Traits Questionnaire, and the First Year Inventory;

2. initial data on M-CHAT and its predecessor, the Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT), on children aged 18–30 months suggests that it is best used in a clinical setting and that it has low sensitivity (many false-negatives) but good specificity (few false-positives).

3. Chatham (/ˈtʃætəm/ CHAT-əm) is a town located within the Medway unitary authority, in North Kent, in South East England.

4. Chatham County (locally /ˈtʃætəm/ CHAT-əm) is a county located in the Piedmont area of the U.S. state of North Carolina.

5. The Chatham Islands (/ˈtʃætəm/ CHAT-əm), a New Zealand territory, form an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean about 800 kilometres (500 mi) east of the South Island.

6. In Czech, the idiom míchat jablka s hruškami literally means 'to mix apples with pears'. Some languages use completely different items, such as the Serbian Поредити бабе и жабе (comparing grandmothers and toads), or the Romanian baba şi mitraliera (the grandmother and the machine gun);

7. M. Chat (also known as Monsieur Chat and Mr Chat) is the name of a graffiti cat that originally appeared in Orléans, France in 1997.

8. It is sometimes accompanied by the tag "M. Chat" in small letters.

9. A 2004 documentary, Chats perchés (The Case of the Grinning Cat), by film maker Chris Marker, used the phenomenon of M. Chat's appearance across France as a springboard for a reflection on the state of the country post-9/11. During a 2010 exhibition in Paris, Vuille claimed to have 60 cats across the French capital.

10. The cultivar was first described in the first work devoted to Canna, Le Canna, authored by M. Chaté in 1867 with Monsieur Théodore Année. The Musaefolia members of the Foliage Group consist of a specimen that was accepted as a native species of Peru by the experts of the time and at least 7 hybrids and cultivars carrying that parentage.

11. Preliminary screening instruments include the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT), Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ), and Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ).

12. The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) is a psychological questionnaire that evaluates risk for autism spectrum disorder in children ages 16–30 months.

13. The M-CHAT has shown fairly good reliability and validity in assessing child autism symptoms in recent studies.

14. The first section of the M-CHAT identifies 20 behavioral characteristics of the autism spectrum and asks if the child has experienced any of them.

15. A total score of 2 and below on the first part of the M-CHAT indicate low autism risk, but children under 24 months should nevertheless be tested again after their second birthday.

16. Even with the follow-up form, some children who fail the M-CHAT will not be diagnosed with ASD, but may still be at risk for other developmental disorders.

17. The revised version of M-CHAT, known as the M-CHAT-R/F, has been demonstrated to have high validity and reliability for screening toddlers for autism spectrum disorder.

18. The M-CHAT suffers from the same problems as other self-report inventories, in that scores can be easily exaggerated or minimized by the person completing them.

19. The M-CHAT is a screener for potential symptoms for autism spectrum disorder in children, and cannot be administered as a diagnostic tool.

20. Factors such as socioeconomic status and parent education level have been found to impact the generalizability of both the M-CHAT and the Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT) as a reliable and valid screener for children of all backgrounds.

21. Longitudinal studies suggest that the M-CHAT may be a poor screening tool for children 18 months of age and younger.

22. Some research has identified barriers, such as socioeconomic status and parent education level, to the validation of both the CHAT and the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) as a reliable and valid screener for children of all backgrounds.