AQ-10 (Autism Spectrum Quotient)

The AQ-10 (Autism Spectrum Quotient-10) is a questionnaire designed to assess certain traits associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Take the time to read and understand each of the 10 statements presented in the questionnaire. Choose the response that best reflects the child.

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. When s/he is reading a story, s/he finds it difficult to work out the character's intentions or feelings

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

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

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