01223 633695

ADOS-2 Administration and Coding

Duration: 4 days

Price: 950.00 ex VAT for non-residential


On completion of this 4-day course together with associated pre and post course assignments, delegates will be equipped to administer and code the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) to the level of Research Reliability.

The course is suitable for users of the original ADOS as well as users of ADOS-2.

The ADOS was created by Catherine Lord, Ph.D., Michael Rutter, M.D., FRS, Pamela C. DiLavore, Ph.D., and Susan Risi, Ph.D. The second edition, ADOS-2, was released in May 2012. ADOS-2 is published by Western Psychological Services.


Typical applicants will have a background in psychology, psychiatry, paediatrics, nursing, speech therapy or similar, and will be currently employed in that capacity either as a clinician, part of a clinical team or part of a research team. Qualifications and employment information must be provided on the course application form. BeginningwithA reserves the right to refuse applications from anyone who appears to have insufficient experience to benefit from the course. Participants must have access to an ADOS Kit (Hogrefe product code 5580001) or ADOS-2 Kit if they wish to complete the post-course assignments for research reliability.


  • The course takes place over 4 days of classroom training at the Academy, Holiday Inn Hotel, Cambridge. On successful completion, you will be awarded a certificate of course completion to Clinical Reliability. Optionally you may also undertake post-course practical assignments to be assessed for Research Reliability.
  • You will experience a mix of presentations and practical activities based on videos of ADOS administrations and live ADOS-2 administrations.
  • You will receive a comprehensive course workbook as well as all coding booklets required for administrations coding during the course.
  • Throughout the course there are ample opportunities for questions and discussion.

The price per delegate includes all course materials, lunch and refreshments on each day.


The Academy, Holiday Inn Cambridge


Courses run from 9.30am to 4.30pm on each day, with morning refreshments served from 9.00am. There is a 1 hour break for lunch and 15-minute breaks in the mornings and afternoons.

Payment Terms

Payment in full is required at least 4 weeks prior to commencement of the course. An invoice will be issued on acceptance of a course application.


For enquiries please email enquiries@beginningwitha.com
or telephone +44(0)1223 633695.

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