autism quotient scoring

I think I have a 22 because I have ADD, I’m bad at social situations. I have a boyfriend, and friends, I find it easy to abstain relationships that I already had or that people have helped me form, but other than that, I hate speaking to new people! Age: 19 I read your comment Mike and can totally relate to everything you said. Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) (Child) - … Age: 16 and therefore suffer through the rest of their life in silence?? For those of you have taken the AQ / Autism Test, you are probably wondering what the results mean. This was probably the best way to treat me because without being treated differently I learnt it was better to try and act the same as “normal” people. BS! I’m 16 and have taken this test a few times in the past year and have gotten between 34 and 44 each time. I have a blatant disreguard for popularity, I only really care about individual intellect. I’m 31 I’ve never been diagnosed with Asperger’s or Autism, but I scored a 32 on this. 49 yos and if i have to be in a large crowd i will literally have a seizure! It is fairly liberating, if anything, as it explains the struggles I have in society. I like to be spontaneous whether that means planning something when I want to, or needing to go for a walk. I am much better in social situations than I used to be, but I live alone and have few friends. For those who have problems, and wonder if they should see Docs to get tested, YES! anyone know the feeling? I have had difficulty in social situations all my life and I barely have any friends. My highest and lowest scores respectively are 47 and 39, and my AS goes largely unnoticed at school. Remember, even non-Aspergers have to do things to adapt when dealing with other people. I’m 16 and I scored 39. I work in IT risk management and often feel a bit like a fish out of water when my coworkers fall in love with metrics, data, or a mathematical means of analyzing risk when I’m just not that into it. I want to talk to my mum about it, but she’ll think I’m being stupid! I have, as I mentioned, mostly learned to compensate. I cant tell whats going on with my surroundings and completely cant read the atmosphere in social interactions. I always knew that something about me wasn’t the same as other people: I have no need for friendships whatsoever or for social interaction. People have always thought I’m strange because I am obsessive and single-minded, with an eye for detail. I am currently fourteen, and I scored a Thirty-Seven! I was also diagnosed with “sensory sensitivity” I don’t know what that has to do with anything. Use the search box at the top of the page or search by category on the right hand side. I know I have trouble in social interactions specifically ever since childhood. And sometimes if it`s really much going on, tv, children being noisy and my partner confronts me about something the same time I tend to get a meltdown from all the sounds. I’m 37, and got a score of 44. I knew i wasn’t like the rest of them but I didn’t know it had a name. Btw, I’m a math major at an Ivy. I can relate to some of the comments. My friends get upset when I say things to them but I don’t know why. Shut up. After someone explained to me what it is and how it makes someone feel and act it just clicked in my head. Also, prior to taking this test, I did some research on-line about autism and, more specifically, Asperger Syndrome, and I found that I had pretty much all of the symptoms of the disorder! Adult Autism Center, Mental Health Department, Health Unit ASL Città di Torino, Turin, Italy​, Copyright © 2020 Autism Research Centre Everyone around me thinks I very well could have it. So yeah, a 23. I got 22, makes sense…right in the middle is where you go nuts!! Still quite an interesting test. I’ve slipped under the radar largely because of my good looks: I’m well groomed & conventionally attractive & people never assume anything is wrong with pretty people. Other than that, I’m going to keep on being the same person and enjoying my gifts. My spouse and I both took the test. Live Action Role Play. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AQ Test now available as a mobile application on ios and android. Hi, about a year ago I blurted to my Mum that I was austistic, as a bit of a joke. I would rather be absorbed than talk. I have a lot of problems with social situations similar to how other people on here have described, and I don’t tend to get as close to others as I probably should. She is not aware that she (very likely) has aspergers. I am good at Maths & IT. After reading a little about it I have noticed some traits that I have that is similar. I am 20 and I scored a 31. I obsess over every emotional thing in life and outburst all the time to small things or misunderstandings. I’m 48 years old and i scored 37 on the test.I am transgendered (m2f) and have just started transitioning. SUPPORT! I took it to check that this WAS asperger and not something else. This is exactly what I feel at least. I have it and now need to get myself balanced. Took the test out of curiosity, found I was average. My nephew was diagnosed at a very early age which is why this test caught my eye. She got a 34 and I got a 9. Even if I am just borderline, it still helps explain a lot of the things I do and say that are different. My little sister (she’s 9) scored a 36. i think of my self as an outsider at school. My heart goes out to you people who really do have aspergers or autism. Very picky about food, feels disgusted over certain types. I can’t talk to people my own age, own small children and animals. I think I’m well-adjusted now because I’ve learned how to respond in social situations by imitating the behavior of others over the years. Well, because knowing will let me understand myself better and why things in my life are as they are. OK. In school I was really good in maths and scored A’s but found it to be mind numbingly boring, I never liked physics and I remember someone trying to teach me chess when I was little – and I thought it was the most boring thing in the world – still doesn’t look appealing (I do have friends that like chess thou). You feel even more like a robot or an alien, someone who was programmed differently from birth. I have been married for 33 years,have 2 great children and i suppose i have adapted to a certain extent,to seem relatively normal to most people,though those that know me well (especially family) know that i am different. I don;t think I’m autistic but I think I may have aspergers, do I sound like I do? I have not been officially “diagnosed” with any of this. I scored a 7. I’ve got a good husband who I don’t deserve as he’s much nicer than me, and 2 lovely daughters and 3 grandchildren. The Doc will also need to know your history, things that happened during your early childhood and longer, that might show more clues to your diagnosis. I’ve been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome already. I’m 19 and have always felt like the weird, shy girl. OH NOES IVE GOT ASSBURGERS!!!!!111111oneoneone!!!!!!111. 86% of people with this score have can be correctly classified as having Aspergers Syndrome. In grade 9, I memorized greek, cyrilic and egiptian alphabet and done two or three versions of my own. It was hard on me very. I’m the type to be shunned by haters and depressed or anxious when something bad happens in terms of friendships and grades…well, I live a perfectly normal life and such, so I only knew till this quiz. have created the Autism-Spectrum Quotient, or AQ, as a measure of the extent of autistic traits in adults. It will give you some insight and help with career choices (wish they had been around when I was a teenager). I question whether pursuing an official diagnosis would be more helpful than harmful. I only like being social with people I relate to, other times I fucking hate it. And don’t get me started on shapes. I really cannot read faces <- and with this my friends get annoyed with me for. For adults, check out our blog posts about resources for adults with Aspergers. I know I’m different, because I forget everything, even my own birthday and age. We are both attached to our pets, and love our horse! I’ve always been different from the other kids and have some ideas about things that my mom thought was silly. My eyes are drawn to them. I had applied because of my financial situation at the time. I have always opted for being more on my own where there is a lot more ease and relief,but I have also always wanted friends in my life and to be able to function ‘normally’.I have never found making true friendships easily. There are many other symptoms which this test does not touch upon. How would my family feel? Eighty percent of those diagnosed with autism or a related disorder scored 32 or higher. I have four friends in real life, surprised how high it is, but I’m a terrible friend. I’m rather surprised my score isn’t higher though. I find myself wanting to help people with logical explanations and solutions, but they sometimes fall out of what is socially acceptable and I tend to not understand why. No one in my family (that i’m aware of) has Asperger’s Syndrome and granted I only took the test after watching the character Dr. Reid in Criminal Minds and identifying with his behaviour slightly. It’s just me I suppose. She doesn’t recognize social cues, and we’ve often thought she was just being selfish cause she didn’t notice or seem to care about anyone else. …We’re all f’ed up in our own unique ways. My sis-in-law has it & getting her levels right has changed her life. Have 8yo diagnosed asp at 3 and another daughter poss undiag Is being very indecisive with new situations also a sign? I’m a 16 year old girl and I scored 30. We often get asked what a low score on the AQ means and what we can say is that this indicates a low level of autistic tendencies. When I got to high school, I had learned how to mimic more or less normal social behavior and did even better in college and beyond. And another $2,000, if they deem me test worthy. What can they see that they aren’t talking about? I’d also say do a Personality Test and see where you fit in with the 16 main types. I haven’t been officially diagnosed as my parents and I don’t want me to be because I want to be in the police and they wouldn’t let me in if I was! After logging in you can close it and return to this page. x�\�r��}����aJ�`�y���Ť*�C���Q�ɱeZ�޴S���?����{5�J�f%qU�4��/���_��s7��TMu��e�7�][�C=����_�Ϳϟz���%���ӲY��&�6C�7��M�oZ����=x��y۔��vMޏmY�M����O^测`ZV]׷S~]���]���u�[�|��o^��ʛ���"�ʫ������:��Q|�?No����*�To��k%:��ҟ��m��,yg�?�����Jx�g�� 6�Qբ�{���l�-%���DҬ�P��ZG�Nڌ%�BEQ?��m(�r��ԋj��J"�bU����mɕJ�D* ���(��$9S��%+XB3+"c�&�����N���̇�|h���bU���_�!��K��֕M۶}>V�Ը���a,�.oF�KW9Y! BUT…first print out the Test from online, so you can take that to the Doc, and present that to them saying, something like, I also talk very fast and wondered if that is associated or a matter of background . Thought I’d check this out since I do feel very “different” than everybody else and don’t have a lick of social skills as far chit chat goes. In terms of the distribution of the scores of the general population, it can be said that getting a score of: When the AQ test was initially released the official score for having Asperger’s was 26 and this could provide effective diagnosis to 86% of the participants. Do I want the “stigma” this would bring? IF WE WORK TOGETHER WE CAN HELP DIAGNOSE GIRLS WITH ASPERGERS. Aspergers is definitely a social handicap as defined by society, but not that big a deal once you learn to deal with it. However, other times I have gotten higher. Despite being aware via learning, I act what I know in situations like a robot but dont still feel anything. The reason was I never had the opportunity to play with other children until I went to school. Good luck to you all. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Vol. I’ve had some counselling to help me make sense of things which has helped a lot. My aunt much stronger than my mum. Most of my siblings and I have Asperger traits though we have never sought diagnosis. I have three kids. And answering doors…, I hate speaking on phones I never answer and will make every excuse for people not to ring me, I tell them the speaker on the phones broke or it doesn’t ring etc etc..I am 40 and got a score of 40 , hmm not sure i’m an aspie though…. Got a 43 on this test. other, to present a sufficiently disabled picture to the evaluators. maybe cuz im a girl and i display the symptoms differently than boys do…plus im quite high functioning so my aspergers is quite a mild form. I am 35 and I scored 38. I’d rather be surrounded by a pack of selfish sociopaths than a nerd convention full of Asspies. What should I do? I guess I finally had success in that old saying “When you can fake sincerity, you’ve got it made!”. As far as I am concerned, all people are different. Very interesting test. I’d this test I got a 16. I never really understood the joys of having a friend or let alone a significant other. I only scored a 10, which was a whole lot lower than I thought I’d get. I feel I am very fortunate to be continuously enthralled by my studies and discoveries while requiring comparatively little , materially speaking , to be content with my life. I don’t like being with other people and I like imagining things. Have four other family members with it. i usually compare my self to Pink from Pink floyd the Wall. Well sod em that are critical, I am an aspi too it seems and am not going to let it get me down, for my son’s sake. I scored a 37 and am not even remotely surprised. I am clean now and starting out patient rehab as my therapist thinks I abused for self-medication towards aspergers. But I notice patterns, numbers, and can get stuck in my head. I never fitted in even with my own family of parents and 3 siblings. Thank you. I’m aware that I know what I’m talking about but find it difficult to enunciate. Generally it can be said is the women with AS or HFA score higher on this score than men. That means they do even more to obstruct anyone getting these safety nets. Or details and sounds. I find it easier to understand computers than people, but I find myself drawn to people’s emotions. However there were also a small percentage of people who scored 26 who would not classify for a more formal diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome. Could this be another trait? I myself have a 44 on the test. People with a clinical diagnosis tend to score above 32 out of 50 on the AQ and males in the general population tend to score higher than females. I scored 47 on this test. and now I understand why. 16. I always described him as like Spock-I was like Bones. Should I be talking to my parents about this? When I am involved in whatever is happening, however, I do tend to find it hard to work out what the people around me are thinking. It would be boring if everyone was the same, so i’ve heard. Thank God. I do my best to mask my symptoms from my family and friends, but it gets frustrating when my own methods can’t control them, causing them to interfere with my daily life. It doesn’t surprise me at all. So, I wonder, is it worth pursuing diagnosis? I do them for fun. He took me on the ward where he was,and i instantly recognised him,though he didn’t know me from Adam. This test may be right. i scored a 32 both times i took the test. Qualified Accountant but it took a few attempts as I am not that bright. One thing to note is that that the symptoms of Aspergers and High Functioning Autism occur differently in men, some people have commented that this test is slightly less accurate for women. I like who I am and my personality. I tried to be as honest as possible, yet i find it strange that i got a lower score than the average person. I guess I’m not an asperger’s then. its cuz of the other symptoms of aspergers that are common in girls AND NOT boys that i got diagnosed, none of which are on this test. If you want to keep in touch you can reach me at eadon_com AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk – James. I have depression and anxiety, but if I did have Aspergers, it would explain A LOT. i took the test because i have several cousins and second cousins that are autistic. 1-16 I’d def have just said I was an alien, that really neatly captures it all. The Autism Spectrum Quotient-Children's Version ... high functioning autism (HFA) scoring at or above a cut-off of 32 (out of 50), whils t only 2% of controls score at or. Is it possible that because my Mum introduced me to books and drawing things that I am like this? My dad is just like me as well, he didn’t have a relationship with his, dad and I don’t have much of one with mine, because we find it hard to talk. For full details, please see: B. Auyeung, C. Allison, S. Wheelwright, S. Baron-Cohen (2012) Brief Report: Development of the Adolescent Empathy and Systemizing Quotients Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. I think if you want help, you can and should get it. What you’re saying is very rude. The thought I might have Asperger’s has brought me a lot of peace and I’m looking forward to seeing a professional for the final word. No one ever talked about autism when I was young and my parents preferred to pretend I was the same as everyone else. Male // Age 26 // Tested 34 // Musician/Artist. Italiano. And don’t try explaining any of this to her because her social skills allow her to literal talk right over you, then hang-up the phone if you even try to get a word in edge-wise. Maybe there are exercises we can do to help her understand how people are feeling in different situations, and what would be considered a proper response and improper response. I even can’t stand being around my own children sometimes. 26, i scored 24. Age now 62, I was 31 when Asperger’s research was first translated into English. I was sexually abused as a young boy over a prolonged period between the ages of 5-8,which didn’t really show up till i hit puberty,and when i was 16 (and after a lot of drink),i attempted to take my own life (fortunately i was unsuccessfull,and referred to a psychiatrist,who uncovered the abuse,and also had the abuser in the hospital at that time. I’m sure there are lots of ways to improve the agony so many us have felt inside. Just took this quiz out of curiosity, since they are suspecting that my daughter of 4 might have it. I feel Still, I find myself commenting on a daily basis that I don’t understand people, that I don’t understand the social structure at work, that I don’t understand why people think they way they do or how society as a whole has arrived at many of its conclusions. I was diagnosed with PDD-NOS, but I was close to Asperger’s syndrome. I never really know what to say… I like routine, and I don’t like lots of people. Even recreational ones. I took this test on behalf of my mother, who just scored very high. my 10yr old son scored 45 on this test (unless i unplug his XBOX, end of the world!) Loved and still love colourful things that have a variety and are changing and can often be unpredictable (probably that’s why I enjoyed subjects like geography, psychology and sociology). Im 45 and scored 30. I have a million scenarios in my head of,”if this happens,i will do that”,and if that happens i will do this,and if something occurs that i haven’t anticipated,then its a mad panic. I got a 43 and i am 16 and i absolutely hate talking to people and listing to anything while i am trying to think deeply with care. I am going to bring this to my doctors attention so I can get the diagnosis for what is obviously asperger’s that I have. I am in a job that interests me enough that I’ve stored vast amounts of trivial knowledge of it, which, in turn, tends to make management view me as a valuable resource, and coworkers to default to me to solve issues they can’t solve on their own. I get furious when people drop by unexpectedly. The world is an ever present NOW filled with detail which I analyse separately and in their relationships and as a whole, all at the same time. I just commented but I forgot to include something…. I have always had a tick of rubbing my top lip then eye then lip then eye consecutively… like nervous habit but even when I am alone. 3. so I have Asperger Syndrome? I have a consultation to get tested on the 16th. But I love people. I feel like I pretend to be human. I made it my job to ensure that they were not shy. Does anyone else do this? The test: I learned to play chess when I was 7. I Scored 37… I hate meeting new people and participating in conversation. Absolutely HATE social gatherings. Looked up symptoms and I match them. I guess I’ve kinda learned and immitated what others do over the years. If it is confusing ask an adult unless they are stupid or use a dictionary. girls go largely undiagnosed because we display the symptoms differently. But I can’t make phone calls, and doctors make me extremely anxious, so I guess we’ll never know for sure. In an empathy test where 47 is average I scored 10… I knew I was more than introvert. I try to fit in. I know I always have felt different and don’t care for social interaction that much. He has been diagnosed with Asperger’s. But it really does make a difference to know that borderline Aspergers Syndrome is part of the explanation. 1, 2001 The Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ): Evidence from Asperger Syndrome/High-Functioning Autism, Males and Females, Scientists and Mathematicians Simon Baron-Cohen,1 Sally Wheelwright, 1 Richard Skinner,1 Joanne Martin,1 and … Or does being a liar mean you have an imagination, she has no idea she’s making anything up. yea.. only when I am excited for food I suppose. Sometimes I have no clue about how to react in a determined situation. But how to deal with office politics? A woman who was my friend once said that I was hard work and difficult to get close to. Her emotional apathy, genius level mechanical brain, social awkwardness, zero friends… I find patterns easily. Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) (Child) - Slovenski. People call me shy but I cant see myself as one. I have always gone from subject to subject learning a lot about each one. I can keep up a front but its very hard work and I have a constant fear of imprisonment and think of death every day. Post-school/university life, I’ve cared less about getting close to people though and prefer doing most things alone without much care…this includes doing extreme crap like living/traveling alone in foreign lands for many months. My social interactivity has improved massively since my School/University days and my main “obsession” centres around numbers and patterns. I also used to talk to my kids in the 3rd person, saying things such as “your mom’s not going to be happy when she sees that you haven’t set the table yet”, something I did to prompt them to do something without actually scolding them, but my step daughter informed me how strange it was do speak in such a manner. People with a clinical diagnosis tend to score above 32 out of 50 on the AQ and males in the general population tend to score higher than females. EVERYONE DESERVES A DECENT QUALITY OF LIFE.kthanksbye:). Hi, I always felt different to others, even as a child, always felt inadequate in social situations, and found myself getting tongue-tied, even stammering if these feelings became too much. My Grandfather was obsessed with keeping the same routine. Don’t know what it means, don’t really care. So don’t beat yourself up about that. I struggle when situations, especially personal situations, are not black and white. There is absolutely nothing ” wrong ” in having a high count in the spectrum. When you realise at 44 that you are quite highly aspergers (scored 37 on this and 184 out of 200 on another one) it is very unsettling. I wonder if my novel seems odd to non-Aspergers people The main aspergers problems I run into is a kind of inability to relate to most people but not all. 26 – 31 Is a borderline score. I’ve been told by various people that I have autistic tendencies for most of my life. I’m 48 y.o. Took the test and got a score of 23. 23, female Yes, you definitely have Asperger’s. What would be my best bet for being seen? I’m seen as a bailer with some of my friends because if they make last minute plans I would rather stay in, my parents call me selfish, like if they get sad or angry I know what I should do but I can’t. Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie/AG Neuronale Entwicklungsstörungen, Stefania Brighenti & Roberto Keller My dad used to tell everyone I was going to be an engineer. Hmmmm….this explains a lot but will need to get this checked properly. Getting formal diagnosis as an adult, can be hard; most Docs look at it from angle that “as adults, there are no real helps available, why bother?” And I don´t like sunny days cause it´s uncomfortable for the eyes. Well, I’m 19 and scored 39! Any advise? Even in my writing, for me to write like this took a year to get used to. I like logical series but hate everyday numbers like phone numbers or adresses, i often cant remember this things but i can can remember avogadros number and lightspeed if i do some memory. I have always done better in maths and sciences. I’m 16, just took the test for curiosity and got a 10, exciting but im not over the moon about it because I’m not here to gloat.

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