Inform diagnosis, treatment planning, and educational placement with an observational assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Editionis an observational assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). It is a semi-structured, standardized assessment of communication, social interaction, play, and restricted and repetitive behaviours. It presents various activities that elicit behaviours directly related to a diagnosis of ASD. By observing and coding these behaviours, you can obtain information that informs diagnosis, treatment planning, and educational placement.
- Clear and explicit administration and coding instructions with updated Protocol Booklets
- Revised algorithms for Modules 1 through 3 to provide a more uniform basis for comparing results across the three modules used with children and young adolescents
- The ability to assess toddlers who do not consistently use speech with a Toddler Module for children aged 12 to 30 months
Key Areas Measured
- Social Interaction
- Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors