The Autism Diagnostic Assessments involves gathering information about your child's social communication SKILLS, functional ability and behaviours across a diverse range of settings. IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED THAT AN INTELLECTUAL AND ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT IS ADMINISTERED SO TO DETERMINE THE MOST APPROPRIATE INTERVENTIONS. This assessment requires two sessions ALLOCATED FOR INTELLECTUAL AND ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT AND/OR structured play with your child observing and recording responses and behaviours using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS). The assessment will also require two sessions whereby an in-depth interview with parents regarding their child's development is recorded and scored using the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R). ON SOME OCCASIONS A VISIT TO THE CHILD'S HOME, DAYCARE/PRESCHOOL OR SCHOOL IS REQUIRED.