ADOS-2 Introductory/Clinical Workshop

Our December 2021 ADOS-2 Introductory Training has reached capacity, and we have closed registration. If you would like to be added to our email list so we can notify you when future training dates are scheduled, please email [email protected] 



The ADOS-2 is an observational assessment used to aid in the assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders across ages, developmental levels, and language skills. The second edition includes revised algorithms, a new comparison score for Modules 1-3, updated protocols with clearer administration and coding guidelines, and a new toddler module. This training is appropriate for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, speech-language pathologists, school psychologists, social workers, behavior analysts, and other clinicians/researchers working in ASD assessment.

Prior to attending training, you will need to have access to an ADOS-2 manual and kit. ADOS-2 kits, manuals and protocols are available through Western Psychological Services at 1-800-648-8857 or at Educational discounts on ADOS-2 materials are available for research use and use in training. Authors of the ADOS-2, receives royalties when people purchase these materials.


ADOS-2 Introductory Clinical Workshop (Modules 1-4; ONLINE) (REGISTRATION FULL)

Dates and Times: Thurs. December 9th & Fri. December 10th, 2021, 8am to 5pm PST

Cost for Attendance: $500 (+ optional $100 CME/CEU fee)

Location: Online (Zoom link will be sent via email)

Required materials:

  • You will need access to an ADOS-2 manual, as well as one copy of the protocol for each module (1-4).
  • ADOS-2 kits, manuals and protocols are available through Western Psychological Services at 1-800-648-8857 or at


The ADOS-2 introductory/clinical training workshop will use a lecture format and video demonstrations to introduce the basic principles of administering and scoring ADOS-2 modules 1 through 4 and provide an essential step toward competence in using the ADOS-2 as a part clinical assessment and/or for research purposes. Learners will complete the course with a fundamental understanding of modules 1-4, in addition to experience observing and scoring two assessments with the support of a certified trainer.


Phone: (415) 502-1072
Email: [email protected]
Location: 401 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143

The UCSF Center for ASD and NDDs reserves the right to evaluate whether a site or individual has the infrastructure to make the best use of our training.
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.