AQ-10

This is a psychological diagnostic for autism. If you score more than 6/10, please ask for an autism referral.

Please tick as appropriate.

1. I often notice small sounds when others do not.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

2. When I’m reading a story I find it difficult to work out the characters’ intentions.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

3. I like to collect information about categories of things (e.g. types of car, bird, train, plant etc.)

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

4. I find it difficult to work out people’s intentions.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

5. I usually concentrate more on the whole picture, rather than the small details.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

6. I find it easy to do more than one thing at once.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

7. If there is an interruption, I can switch back to what I was doing very quickly.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

8. I find it easy to ‘read between the lines’ when someone is talking to me.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

9. I know how to tell if someone listening to me is getting bored.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

10. I find it easy to work out what someone is thinking or feeling just by looking at their face.

Definitely Agree

Slightly Agree

Slightly Disagree

Definitely Disagree

Please complete the questionnaire above.

How to score:

Questions 1-4 - one point each if 'Definitely Agree' or 'Slightly Agree'

Questions 5-10 - one point each if 'Definitely Disagree' or 'Slightly Disagree'.

Please note: Our scoring system is different to the normal AQ-10 to make it slightly easier to score.