Trainings at Collaborating Sites

University of Minnesota ADOS-2 & ADI-R Trainings

The University of Minnesota Autism Training program offers introductory & research trainings on the ADOS-2 & ADI-R.

University of Minnesota Training Website


Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB) ADOS-2 & ADI-R Trainings

The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB), is a joint program of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry of Weill Cornell Medicine in partnership with New York Collaborates for Autism. CADB offers ADOS-2 Introductory/Clinical, Toddler, Advanced/Research and ADI-R Research training workshops.

ADOS-2 Trainings 


Global Autism Intervention Network (GAIN)

The Global Autism Intervention Network (GAIN) is a professional development program designed to improve proficiency on the ADOS-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2nd Edition) the gold-standard autism diagnostic test, while creating with a network of fellow ADOS-2 implementers. GAIN is a virtual, live training webinar hosted by preeminent national ADOS-2 trainers.

GAIN participants will view and score 2 different ADOS-2 administration videos. GAIN trainers will review ADOS-2 administration guidelines and will discuss the recorded video in detail during each webinar. Scoring data collected from all participants will also be analyzed and reviewed during the webinar. GAIN participants will be able to submit questions, comments and concerns to the GAIN training team which will be reviewed and answered in a separate webinar. GAIN trainers will also review and share relevant research findings with participants.

GAIN Differential Diagnosis Trainings:

GAIN is now offering differential diagnosis trainings. The purpose of the differential diagnosis workshop series is to provide training about issues to consider when attempting to differentiate between ASD and other disorders associated with social-communication deficits and/or restricted and repetitive behaviors. Trainers will present recent research, including studies detailing the use of specific diagnostic instruments in particular populations, as well as clinical case examples and video clips about diagnostically differentiating behaviors.

GAIN Archived webinars from prior years (2019 & 2020) are available for purchase.

Gain Website Link


SpectrumKU at Korea University

Standardized training programs offered by certified trainers in partnership with Dr. Catherine Lord, a lead developer of the ADOS-2/ADI-R as well as Dr. Somer Bishop (UCSF), Dr. Steve Kanne (Weill Cornell) and Dr. Amy Esler (U of Minnesota).

SpectrumKU Website Link

Phone: 415-269-3642
Email: [email protected]
Location: 675 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107