ASD Screening (Ages 4-11)

The following ASD Test is intended for adolescents ages 4-11. It is for educational purposes only.  Your answers to the following questions will be compared to those given for subjects with and without ASD.

Directions: Below are a list of statements. Please read each statement very carefully and rate how strongly you agree or disagree with it by selecting your answer.

ASD Screening | Ages 4-11


1. S/he prefers to do things with others rather than on her/his own.

2. S/he prefers to do things the same way over and over again.

3. If s/he tries to imagine something, s/he finds it very easy to create a picture in her/his mind.

4. S/he frequently gets so strongly absorbed in one thing that s/he loses sight of other things.

5. S/he often notices small sounds when others do not.

6. S/he usually notices house numbers or similar strings of information.

7. S/he has difficulty understanding rules for polite behavior.

8. When s/he is read a story, s/he can easily imagine what the characters might look like.

9. S/he is fascinated by dates.

10. In a social group, s/he can easily keep track of several different people’s conversations.

11. S/he finds social situations easy.

12. S/he tends to notice details that others do not.

13. S/he would rather go to a library than a birthday party.

14. S/he finds making up stories easy.

15. S/he is drawn more strongly to people than to things.

16. S/he tends to have very strong interests, which s/he gets upset about if s/he can’t pursue.

17. S/he enjoys social chit-chat.

18. When s/he talks, it isn’t always easy for others to get a word in edgeways.

19. S/he is fascinated by numbers.

20. When s/he is read a story, s/he finds it difficult to work out the characters’ intentions or feelings.

21. S/he doesn’t particularly enjoy fictional stories.

22. S/he finds it hard to make new friends.

23. S/he notices patterns in things all the time.

24. S/he would rather go to the cinema than a museum.

25. It does not upset him/her if his/her daily routine is disturbed.

26. S/he doesn’t know how to keep a conversation going with her/his peers.

27. S/he finds it easy to “read between the lines” when someone is talking to her/him.

28. S/he usually concentrates more on the whole picture, rather than the small details.

29. S/he is not very good at remembering phone numbers.

30. S/he doesn’t usually notice small changes in a situation, or a person’s appearance.

31. S/he knows how to tell if someone listening to him/her is getting bored.

32. S/he finds it easy to go back and forth between different activities.

33. When s/he talk on the phone, s/he is not sure when it’s her/his turn to speak.

34. S/he enjoys doing things spontaneously.

35. S/he is often the last to understand the point of a joke.

36. S/he finds it easy to work out what someone is thinking or feeling just by looking at their face.

37. If there is an interruption, s/he can switch back to what s/he was doing very quickly.

38. S/he is good at social chit-chat.

39. People often tell her/him that s/he keeps going on and on about the same thing.

40. When s/he was in preschool, s/he used to enjoy playing games involving pretending with other children.

41. S/he likes to collect information about categories of things (e.g. types of car, types of bird, types of train, types of plant, etc.).

42. S/he finds it difficult to imagine what it would be like to be someone else.

43. S/he likes to plan any activities s/he participates in carefully.

44. S/he enjoys social occasions.

45. S/he finds it difficult to work out people’s intentions.

46. New situations make him/her anxious.

47. S/he enjoys meeting new people.

48. S/he is good at taking care not to hurt other people’s feelings.

49. S/he is not very good at remembering people’s date of birth.

50. S/he finds it very to easy to play games with children that involve pretending.

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The above Autism Test is a screening to be used for educational purposes only.  It is not intended to replace advice given by a qualified medical professional.

The ASD Screening is a quiz based upon Autism-Spectrum Quotient-Child; developed by Psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen and his colleagues at Cambridge’s Autism Research Centre. All rights reserved.