The 5 days training teach Professional Psychologists the principles and techniques to perform the The ADOS, For assessment of children, the program is developed by Dr. Catherine Lord and colleagues, is used globally as the gold standard instrument for the observation, assessment, and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) across the lifespan.

The ADOS-2 enhances the original measure with revised algorithms for greater sensitivity and specificity, updated protocols with clearer guidelines for administration and coding ease, and a new Toddler module for assessments with children between 12 and 30 months who are not using simple phrases.