The Autism-Spectrum Quotient Test (abbreviated to AQ) is a diagnostic questionnaire designed to measure the expression of Autism-Spectrum traits in an individual, by his or her own subjective self-assessment.. It was first published in by Simon Barron-Cohen and his colleagues at the Cambridge Autism Research Centre as part of the the widely cited study entitled The Autism Spectrum. Psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen and his colleagues at Cambridge's Autism Research Centre have created the Autism-Spectrum Quotient, or AQ, as a measure of the extent of autistic traits in adults. In the first major trial using the test, the average score in the control group was File Size: 62KB.
Standard Version (CARS 2-ST) is used with children younger than 6 years. The High-Functioning Version (CARS 2-HF) is used for verbally fluent individuals 6 years and older with average or above intellectual ability. • Results are interpreted relative to the level of autism-related behaviors. The Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ): Evidence from Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism, Males and Females, Scientists and Mathematicians Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Responses that score 1 point are marked. Other responses score 0. For total score, sum all items. definitely agree slightly agree slightly disagree.
A quick referral guide for adults with suspected autism who do not have a learning disability. AQ Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ). Consider taking the Autism Spectrum Quotient and Empathy Quotient tests. Both tests were developed by Simon Baron-Cohen and his colleagues at the University of Cambridge’s Autism Research Centre. If scores on these tests indicate autistic traits, speak with a medical professional who specializes in autism spectrum disorder in adults.