The AAA was developed for use in the diagnosis of Aspergers syndrome in adults. Background: While such instruments are already in place for children, there was a need to develop an instrument relevant for diagnoses in adulthood. The instrument is electronic and computer-scorable. In order to avoid false positives, the Adult Asperger Assessment. Children or adults who are suspected to have Asperger's syndrome can undergo Asperger's assessment tests as part of the diagnostic process. These tests consist of questions that address the traits associated with Asperger's syndrome, such as communication deficits, repetitive behaviors and obsessive interests. Here is a brief look at the tests which are typically used for identification.Author: Elizabeth Wistrom.
PDF | At the present time there are a large number of adults who have suspected Asperger syndrome (AS). In this paper we describe a new instrument, the Adult Asperger Assessment (AAA), developed. Asperger's Syndrome: Guidelines for Assesment and Diagnosis by Ami Klin, Ph.D., and Fred R. Volkmar, M.D. Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, Ct.
Nov 08, 2012 · Although many daily life problems of adults with AS are related to social cognition impairments, few studies have conducted comprehensive research in this area. The current study examined multiple domains of social cognition in adults with AS assessing the executive functions (EF) and exploring the intra and inter-individual variability.Cited by: 89. Social Challenges Screening QuestionnaireThis screening questionnaire may yield a recommendation to seek a formal evaluation for autism spectrum disorder based on the responses provided. Please note: this does not replace a comprehensive diagnostic assessment.Version 3.1.