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ADOS assessment question

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adrianna1 Tue 18-Mar-14 23:11:20

If a child is very interactive at the ADOS assessment i.e. with the examiner who's assessing the child.. Would he/she most likely would not get an ASD diagnosis?

Jerbil Wed 19-Mar-14 05:07:47

I wouldn't say it's that easy. I didn't think mine was particularly cop operative but then he didn't meet the scoring first time round. The psychologists interpret things in different ways. They are often looking for clues such as eye contact rather than the actual play. It's difficult but try not to second guess or you'll drive yourself mad like I did!

PolterGoose Wed 19-Mar-14 07:38:37

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Tambaboy Wed 19-Mar-14 12:06:47

My DS had an excellent rapport with both the paeds at the ADOS but he still got his dx.

Sheneverdid Wed 19-Mar-14 12:23:33

DS was his usual happy pleasant self when he had his but he didn't do well with reciprocal play, exhibition of empathy or comments on others' emotions and was given a Dx.

adrianna1 Wed 19-Mar-14 20:23:01

Hi Guys

Thanks for your replies.

But what if a child is not that all interactive in the assessment? Would they most likely get a diagnosis of ASD?

PolterGoose Wed 19-Mar-14 20:33:07

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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