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ADOS-2: Introduction

ADOS-2: Welcome to the ADOS-2 activity videos provided by TASN Autism & Tertiary Behavior Supports. The videos of the Autism Diagnostics Observation Schedule-2 or ADOS-2 activities will be a resource for your local Autism Diagnostic Team to access to ...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

All Ages

ADOS-2: Loneliness

ADOS-2: These interview questions provide another opportunity to assess the participant’s insight into his or her social situation, as well as the participant’s ability to describe his or her emotional reaction to it.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Social Difficulties & Annoyance

ADOS-2: These interview questions assess the participant’s insight into personal social difficulties and sense of responsibility for his or her own actions.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Elmo Goes Potty

This full page social narrative is a book telling how Elmo is teaching Mr. Noodle to potty. It includes the steps to going potty as well as a reward chart. It contains some text and at least one Elmo picture per page. The file format is a Word document. Skill: Bathroom Skills ...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2 Responsive Social Smile

ADOS-2: This activity assesses the child’s smiling in response to a purely social overture from an adult.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Daily Living

ADOS-2: These questions can be used to obtain factual information and background for the socio-emotional questions and to evaluate the participant’s understanding and views regarding money, residential arrangements, and leisure activities. These questions are...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Plans and Hopes

ADOS-2: These questions gives the participant an opportunity to describe any goals or aspirations that he or she may have; it is also intended to provide a positive end to the interview.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

ADOS-2: Functional & Symbolic Imitation

ADOS-2: This activity assesses the child’s imitation of simple actions with real objects and with non-meaningful placeholders for the same objects. This activity begins with teaching trials and extends to imitation trials across three phases where objects ran...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Cartoons

ADOS-2: This task provides an opportunity to observe the way in which the participant narrates a story, uses gesture to enact events, and integrates gesture with gaze and language. It also provides an opportunity for commenting on the emotions of the characte...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Response to Name

ADOS-2: This activity assesses the child’s response to his or her name when it is deliberately called in order to get his or her attention.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Response to Joint Attention

ADOS-2: This activity assesses the child’s response to the examiner’s gaze coordinated with facial orientation, vocalization, and pointing, in order to draw his or her attention to a distant object.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Make-Believe Play

ADOS-2: This activity provides the opportunity to observe the child’s creative or imaginative use of miniature play objects in an unstructured task.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Demonstration Task

ADOS-2: This activity assesses the child’s ability to communicate about a familiar series of actions using gesture or mime with accompanying language, and to report on a routine event. In this task, the child is asked to demonstrate tooth brushing and then to...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Friends, Relationships & Marriage

ADOS-2: These interview questions provide an opportunity to obtain a detailed description of one or more relationships that the participant would consider to be friendships and also to obtain a general description of his or her understanding of the concept of...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Break

ADOS-2: The primary purpose of this activity is to observe the participant’s behavior in less structured circumstances. A secondary purpose is to give the participant a break from the social demands of the assessment.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Current Work or School

ADOS-2: These questions evaluate how the participant describes his or her current situation, his or her level of insight about everyday situations, and whether he or she understands his or her role in determining what will happen in the future.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Blocking Toy Play

ADOS-2: This activity provides an opportunity to observe the child’s reaction to an unusual social situation, or press, in which you interfere with the child’s access to a toy. This task may elicit eye contact, facial expressions, and vocalizations as well as...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

ADOS-2: Birthday Party

ADOS-2: This activity creates an opportunity for the child to engage in symbolic and functional play.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Conversation

ADOS-2: This activity assesses the child’s ability to carry out a simple conversation with back-and-forth interchange, and also generates a language sample in less structured circumstances than the other tasks. The goal is to have a conversation-like intercha...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

ADOS-2: Bath Time and Bath Time-Ignore

ADOS-2: This activity creates an opportunity for the child to engage in functional and symbolic play.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)