Child Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) Ages 4-11

Child Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) Ages 4-11:

1. S/he prefers to do things with others rather than on her/his own.(Required)
2. S/he prefers to do things the same way over and over again.(Required)
3. If s/he tries to imagine something, s/he finds it very easy to create a picture in her/his mind.(Required)
4. S/he frequently gets so strongly absorbed in one thing that s/he loses sight of other things.(Required)
5. S/he often notices small sounds when others do not.(Required)
6. S/he usually notices house numbers or similar strings of information.(Required)
7. S/he has difficulty understanding rules for polite behaviour.(Required)
8. When s/he is read a story, s/he can easily imagine what the characters might look like.(Required)
9. S/he is fascinated by dates.(Required)
10. In a social group, s/he can easily keep track of several different people’s conversations.(Required)
11. S/he finds social situations easy.(Required)
12. S/he tends to notice details that others do not.(Required)
13. S/he would rather go to a library than a birthday party.(Required)
14. S/he finds making up stories easy.(Required)
15. S/he is drawn more strongly to people than to things.(Required)
16. S/he tends to have very strong interests, which s/he gets upset about if s/he can’t pursue.(Required)
17. S/he enjoys social chit-chat.(Required)
18. When s/he talks, it isn’t always easy for others to get a word in edgeways.(Required)
19. S/he is fascinated by numbers.(Required)
20. When s/he is read a story, s/he finds it difficult to work out the characters’ intentions or feelings.(Required)
21. S/he doesn’t particularly enjoy fictional stories.(Required)
22. S/he finds it hard to make new friends.(Required)
23. S/he notices patterns in things all the time.(Required)
24. S/he would rather go to the cinema than a museum.(Required)
25. It does not upset him/her if his/her daily routine is disturbed.(Required)
26. S/he doesn’t know how to keep a conversation going with her/his peers.(Required)
27. S/he finds it easy to “read between the lines” when someone is talking to her/him.(Required)
28. S/he usually concentrates more on the whole picture, rather than the small details.(Required)
29. S/he is not very good at remembering phone numbers.(Required)
30. S/he doesn’t usually notice small changes in a situation, or a person’s appearance.(Required)
31. S/he knows how to tell if someone listening to him/her is getting bored.(Required)
32. S/he finds it easy to go back and forth between different activities.(Required)
33. When s/he talk on the phone, s/he is not sure when it’s her/his turn to speak(Required)
34. S/he enjoys doing things spontaneously.(Required)
35. S/he is often the last to understand the point of a joke.(Required)
36. S/he finds it easy to work out what someone is thinking or feeling just by looking at their face.(Required)
37. If there is an interruption, s/he can switch back to what s/he was doing very quickly.(Required)
38. S/he is good at social chit-chat.(Required)
39. People often tell her/him that s/he keeps going on and on about the same thing.(Required)
40. When s/he was in preschool, s/he used to enjoy playing games involving pretending with other children.(Required)
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.).(Required)
42. S/he finds it difficult to imagine what it would be like to be someone else.(Required)
43. S/he likes to plan any activities s/he participates in carefully.(Required)
44. S/he enjoys social occasions.(Required)
45. S/he finds it difficult to work out people’s intentions.(Required)
46. New situations make him/her anxious.(Required)
47. S/he enjoys meeting new people.(Required)
48. S/he is good at taking care not to hurt other people’s feelings.(Required)
49. S/he is not very good at remembering people’s date of birth.(Required)
50. S/he finds it very to easy to play games with children that involve pretending.(Required)