Free autism tests
Quick Test - A 1995 study in England screened 16,000 children of 18 months using the questions below. 12 children failed all 3 test items. 10 were later diagnosed as autistic 2 years later.
The DSM-IV defines classical autism, Asperger's syndrome and other related disorders. These definitions are actually simple tests of the disorder they identify. However, many people find it difficult to understand the technical language of the DSM-IV. Hence, I have simplified the language in the tests below.
More online tests / quizzes
RDOS Aspie Quiz - A long quiz with a nice graph. There is some controversy as to if the test is accurate.
PDD assessment scale/screening questionnaire - an experimental screening tool also based on the DSM-IV
You may also wish to read my article: "Why be labeled autistic?"
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