RESEARCH. Autism Spectrum Quotient. The Adult AQ (Autism Spectrum Quotient) was developed by the ARC to test if adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger Syndrome are just an extreme on a dimension of autistic traits that runs right through the general population.
The autism-spectrum quotient (AQ) is a questionnaire published in 2001 by Simon Baron-Cohen and his colleagues at the Autism Research Centre in Cambridge, UK.Consisting of fifty questions, it aims to investigate whether adults of average intelligence have symptoms of autism spectrum conditions. More recently, versions of the AQ for children and adolescents have also been published.LOINC: 62738-0.
Autism Spectrum Quotient—Children’s Version Autism Sex differences Introduction The Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ-Adult) was developed to quantitatively measure traits associated with the autistic spectrum in adults of normal intelligence. The AQ-Adult is a brief, self-administered, 50-item questionnaire. Results.