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Table 2 Change in ASD severity after the two-years intervention

From: Two-year follow-up of 90 children with autism spectrum disorder receiving intensive developmental play therapy (3i method)

Tests T0 Beginning 3i (mean ± SD) T1 after 2 years (mean ± SD) Evolution(Ratio T1/T0 in % ± SD) Effect size (d) p Value
CARS 40.3 ± 7.1 32.3 ± 7.2 −20.0 ± 14.9% 1.036 1.16E-18
ADI-R Reciprocal Social Interaction 18.3 ± 6.0 11.1 ± 5.7 −41.0 ± 25.2% 1.567 7.45E-26
ADI-R Language/Communication 11.6 ± 3.3 8.3 ± 3.8 −27.5 ± 32.9% 0.884 6.82E-13
ADI-R Repetitive Behaviors/Interests 5.7 ± 2.0 4.1 ± 1.8 −25.0 ± 31.6% 0.824 1.02E-11