The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST), developed by the Autism Research Centre, is a parental questionnaire to screen for autism spectrum conditions.
CAST was formerly known as the Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test.
You can download the checklist from the Autism Research Centre (ARC), Department of Developmental Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, provided that it is used for genuine research purposes, and provided due acknowledgement of ARC as the source is given.
- J. Williams, F. Scott, C. Allison, P. Bolton, S. Baron- Cohen and C. Brayne, (2004) The CAST (Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test) : test accuracy Autism :45-68
- F. Scott, S. Baron-Cohen, P. Bolton and C. Brayne, (2002) The CAST (Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test) : Preliminary development of UK screen for mainstream primary-school children Autism 6(1):9-31