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Table 1 Child participants: characteristics including language test scores at baseline

From: Evaluation of a manualised speech and language therapy programme for children with social communication disorder: the SCIP feasibility study

Baseline measures N Range Mean SD
Age (in months) at time 1 20 61–131 102 19.50
RPCM centile 20 7–95 50 32.00
CCC-2 GCC 20 21–54 33.60 9.34
CELF-4a subtests
 Concepts and following directions 20 1–12 6.35 3.17
 Formulated sentences 20 1–14 7.00 3.18
 Word classes receptive 20 0–11 7.25 2.81
 Sentence structureb 11 3–12 7.18 3.46
 Understanding spoken paragraphs 19 2–12 7.32 3.20
ACEa subtests
 Naming 20 3–12 8.10 3.02
 Non-literal comprehension 20 3–14 7.05 3.15
  1. RPCM Raven’s Coloured Progressive Matrices, CCC-2 GCC Children’s Communication Checklist-2 General Communication Composite, CELF-4, Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals, ACE Assessment of Language Comprehension and Expression
  2. aFor the normed, standardised assessments, CELF-4 and ACE, a standard score of 10 represents the 50th centile of the population
  3. bUnder age 9 years only.