Various tests have been devised by ARC for use in the course of our research. Some of these tests are made available here for download. Boomsma, (2007) Factor Structure, Reliability and Criterion Validity of thev Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ): A Study in Dutch Population and Patient Groups Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 10 A. Baron-Cohen, (2005) Screening adults for Asperger Syndrome using the AQ : diagnostic validity in clinical practice Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 1-335 S.
Trauma and abuse relates to an impact of a deeply distressing or disturbing experience arising from witnessing or being involved in an event.
Examples include Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), rape, violence, mental abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, intimate violence, or family violence.
Baron-Cohen (2012) Toward Brief "Red Flags" for Autism Screening: The Short Autism Spectrum Quotient and the Short Quantitative Checklist in 1,000 Cases and 3,000 Controls Journal of the American Acad of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry O.
Hill, (2006) The Cambridge Mindreading (CAM) Face-Voice Battery: Testing complex emotion recognition in adults with and without Asperger syndrome Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 36(2):169-183 O. Sinai-Gavrilov, S Baron-Cohen (2015) The Cambridge Mindreading Face-Voice Battery for Children (CAM-C): complex emotion recognition in children with and without autism spectrum conditions.
Baron-Cohen (2012) Toward Brief "Red Flags" for Autism Screening: The Short Autism Spectrum Quotient and the Short Quantitative Checklist in 1,000 Cases and 3,000 Controls Journal of the American Acad of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry J.
Brayne, (2004) The CAST (Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test) : test accuracy Autism :45-68 F. Drew, (2001) Screening and surveillance for autism and pervasive developmental disorders Archives of Diseases in Childhood 8-475 C. Brayne, (2008) The Q-CHAT (Quantitative CHecklist for Autism in Toddlers): A Normally Distributed Quantitative Measure of Autistic Traits at 18-24 Months of Age: Preliminary Report Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders C. None of them are diagnostic: No single score on any of our tests or questionnaires indicates that an individual has an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). If you are concerned that you, or a friend or relative, may have ASC, please discuss these concerns with your GP or family doctor or ask the National Autistic Society (NAS) or equivalent charity in your country, for advice. A test with children with Asperger Syndrome Journal of Developmental and Learning Disorders -78 O.