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  1. A bustle or fuss.

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Google previewSwaiman's Pediatric Neurology (2011)

Principles and Practice by Kenneth F. Swaiman, Stephen Ashwal, Donna M Ferriero, Nina F Schor

The ADOS is a semistructured, observational assessment that includes investigator-directed activities to evaluate...

The ADOS is an observation of current behavior, and it must be combined with a clinical interview to obtain historical ...

Google previewGirls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum (2009)

What Parents and Professionals Should Know about the Pre-teen and Teenage Years by Shana Nichols, Gina Marie Moravcik, Samara Pulver Tetenbaum

The ADOS is a useful tool for obtaining a functional definition of social concepts in the examinee's own words.

The ADOS is an interactive assessment, and is often complemented by questionnaires that contribute information from multiple ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity (2014)

by Linwood H. Cousins

As implied by the name, the ADOS is a semistructured observational test. In contrast to the ADI-R, which relies on historical information and self-report, the ADOS is an “in vivo” test that allows for real-time observation of a child's behaviors.

Google previewMemory in 3-year-old Children with Autism (2008)

by Debra M. Childress

The ADOS is a semi-structured direct assessment designed to evaluate individuals suspected of having autism. It is appropriate for use with individuals from a broad age spectrum (toddlers to adults) and with a range of language ability (no ...

Google previewMental Health Informatics (2013)

by Margaret Lech, Insu Song, Peter Yellowlees, Joachim Diederich

The ADOS is a semi-structured but standardised instrument which consists of four modules. Each module has its own set of protocols, and only one module is selected for administration based on the children's language and developmental ...

Google previewEvidence-Based Practice in Infant and Early Childhood Psychology (2009)

by Barbara A. Mowder, Florence Rubinson, Anastasia E. Yasik

The ADOS is a standardized behavioral observation and coding measure completed by the clinician to assess autism and pervasive developmental disorder. It is a semistructured assessment that allows the clinician to observe social and ...

Google previewTeaching Children with High-Level Autism (2013)

Evidence from Families by Pamela LePage, Susan Courey

The ADOS is a standardized protocol for the observation of social and communicative behavior of children for whom a diagnosis of autism or ASD is in ...

Google previewAutism in the Early Years (2009)

A Practical Guide by Val Cumine, Julia Dunlop, Gill Stevenson

The ADOS is a semi-structured, standardised assessment of communication, social interaction and play or imaginative use of materials which enables structured observations to be made of social behaviour and communication.

Google previewUsing Virtual Reality Enhanced Behavioral Skills Training to Teach Street-crossing Skills to Children and Adolescents with Autism Sectrum Disorders (2008)

by Tina R. Goldsmith

The ADOS is a semi-structured, standardized assessment of communication, social interaction, and play or imaginative use of materials with test-retest reliability coefficients ranging from 0.83 to 0.97 and acceptable validity (Lord et al , 2002).

Google previewThe developing human brain

by Silvia A. Bunge

The ADOS is a standard diagnostic tool in autism research and its goal is to provide standardized contexts in which to observe the socialcommunicative behavior of individuals across the life span in order to aid in the diagnosis of autism.

Google previewMultisensory and sensorimotor interactions in speech perception (2015)

by Kaisa Tiippana, Jean-Luc Schwartz, Riikka Möttönen

The ADOS is a semi-structured standardized assessment of communication, social interaction, and play/imaginative use of materials for individuals suspected of having an ASD (Lord et al., 2002). ADI-R Caregivers of participants with ASD ...

Google previewCognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents (2006)

A Casebook for Clinical Practice by Mark A. Reinecke, Frank M. Dattilio, Arthur Freeman

The ADOS is a semistructured observation schedule in which the examiner creates situations, varying according to the child's developmental level, which tend to elicit autistic symptoms. High-Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome 377.

Google previewSchool Success for Kids With Autism (2011)

by Christine Barthold, Katherine Holman, Andrew Egel

The ADOS is a semistructured, play-based assessment that allows the examiner to observe social communication and play skills. Four modules based on different levels of language skills and/or age can each take 45 minutes to administer.

Google previewComprehensive Evaluations (2010)

Case Reports for Psychologists, Diagnosticians, and Special Educators by Nancy Mather, Lynne E. Jaffe

The ADOS is a series of situations that are developed to elicit behaviors associated with autism. During the administration the evaluator has the opportunity to probe a wide array of behaviors. The evaluator who is not trained in these ...

Google previewThe Autism Spectrum (2012)

Scientific Foundations and Treatment by Mark Reber

Like the ADI-R, the ADOS is widely used in research and considered to be a gold standard instrument for this purpose; it utilizes DSM-IV diagnostic criteria. The ADOS is a semi-structured observational assessment that takes 30-45 minutes to ...

Google previewSpecial Education in Contemporary Society (2010)

An Introduction to Exceptionality by Richard M. Gargiulo

The ADOS is a focused interaction with the individual with ASD, which is balanced by parental concerns as reflected in the ADI-R interview. The findings offer a description of the characteristics of the individual and the consistency of the ...

Google previewPractitioner's Guide to Empirically Based Measures of Social Skills (2009)

by Douglas W. Nangle, David J. Hansen, Cynthia A. Erdley, Peter J. Norton

The ADOS is a reliable and valid diagnostic instrument (Lord et al., 1999). The ASIEP-II was designed to assist in diagnosis, placement, educational planning, and progress analysis for individuals with ASD aged 18 months through adult, and ...

Google previewUnderstanding Autism (2006)

From Basic Neuroscience to Treatment by Steven O. Moldin, John L R Rubenstein

The ADOS is a structured observation that consists of four modules with different sets of materials, tasks, and algorithms. Use of a specific module is determined by the child's or adult's expressive language level and chronological age.

Google previewBest Practices in School Neuropsychology (2009)

Guidelines for Effective Practice, Assessment, and Evidence-Based Intervention by Daniel C. Miller

The ADOS consists of four modules, each of which is appropriate for children and adults of differing developmental and language levels. The ADOS is an SCREENING FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Special Education (2007)

by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

The Autism Diagnostic Observation System (ADOS; Lord, Rutter, DiLavore, & Risi , 1999) is a measure used in the assessment of autism spectrum disorders that combines direct observation in contrived situations or presses with information ...

Google previewAutism Encyclopedia (2009)

The Complete Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders by E. Amanda Boutot, Matt Tincani

The ADOS involves the ...

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David W. Loring, Stephen C. Bowden, Ph.D.

Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) A standardized observation protocol for social and communicative behavior associated with autism. The ADOS consists of a series of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theory & Practice in Psychotherapy & Counseling

by Jose A. Fadul (General Editor)

and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) are considered the ― gold standards‖ for assessing autistic children. The ADI-R is a semi-structured ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (2007)

by Carol Turkington, Ruth Anan

The ADOS may be useful as part of an initial assessment in diagnosing young children with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Epidemiology (2008)

by Sarah Boslaugh

In research and specialty clinic settings, two diagnostic tools have become increasingly accepted: the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview—Revised (ADI-R). The ADOS involves direct ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2O1S1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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