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ADOS-2 (Toddler Module) Introductory Clinical Workshop

November 4, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


The Sunfield Center Introductory Clinical ADOS-2 Workshops are designed for clinicians with a prior background in autism and formal testing, including psychologists, physicians, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers as well as professionals and graduate students in related fields. During the first two days of training participants will be introduced to the  administration and scoring of Modules 1-4. On the third day, participants will be introduced to the administration and scoring of the Toddler Module.

Trainers will be providing the workshop through a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, videos, scoring discussions and live administration of the instrument.

The ADOS-2 is a semi-structured, standardized assessment instrument that allows us to accurately assess and diagnose autism and pervasive developmental disorders in individuals suspected of having autism. The ADOS-2 consists of various activities that provide interesting, standard contexts in which interaction can occur, thus allowing for observation of social and communicative behavior. The ADOS-2 can be used with individuals across ages, developmental levels, and language skills.

On May 17th 2012, the ADOS-2, which is a revision of the ADOS with updated protocols and a new Toddler Module, was published through Western Psychological Services (WPS). Individuals who participate in both of these workshops will be trained in the updated ADOS-2 (Modules 1-4) as well as in the Toddler Module.

Participants must be registered or have completed an ADOS-2 (Modules 1-4) Clinical Workshop prior to registering for the ADOS-2 (Toddler Module) Workshop.                                                                                             

Application form: Please complete and mail this application with your payment to Sunfield Center as soon as possible in order to secure a training spot.

Note, that prior to attending the Toddler Module Training you must first attend the ADOS-2 Modules 1-4 training.