Clinical training ADOS-2 (Toddler Module)


Sept 9th, 10th and 11th, 2019
Certified trainer: Dr Lisa Reisinger
$1550 (plus GST & PST)
15% off for Full-Time Students – Places are limited

Participants who wish to perfect their skills in the assessment of autism spectrum disorder using the ADOS-2 can join us for our in-depth training workshop. This training provides professionals with the opportunity to work towards research & clinical reliability.


  • Learn standardized administration of the ADOS-2 for the diagnosis of autism/autism spectrum disorder
  • Learn scoring of the ADOS-2 for diagnosis of autism/autism spectrum disorder
  • Learn to use the ADOS-2 as a tool in the differential diagnostic process

Learning Objectives

  • How to perform a standardized administration of the ADOS-2
  • How to use the ADOS-2 to support the clinical decision-making process in ruling out or confirming an ASD DSM-5 diagnosis
  • Opportunities to view live administrations of the ADOS-2, to practice scoring and discuss interpretation of the results of the assessment

Target Audience

    Professionals and Graduate students with considerable experience working with individuals with ASD and who will be participating in ASD diagnostic assessment for clinical or research purposes.

  • A clinical professional aiding in the diagnostic process.

A certificate of completion of training will be offered upon successful completion of the course.


Dr. Lisa Reisinger is a developmental psychologist who has experience working with people with autism for over 20 years. She is a certified ADOS-2 and ADI-R independent Trainer through both the STAR Centre, University of California at San Francisco and the Centre for Autism and the Developing Brain at the Weill-Cornell Medical Centre. She is a leading clinician in the differential diagnosis of autism and its related populations. She has many years of experience as a university lecturer (McGill University) and she has written several peer reviewed scientific journal articles and book chapters.

Dr Rebecca Simon worked for 10 years as a clinical psychologist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital leading diagnostic assessments for children and adolescents with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She also trains professionals in ASD assessment both locally and internationally. She is a certified independent trainer from the University of Michigan’s Autism and Communication Disorders Centre.


Included: beverages, snacks, lunches,

ADOS-2 protocols, training package and LIVE administrations

Registered participants will be emailed the agenda for the training workshop, prior to the commencement of the course.

Preparation for Training

Please be familiar with the ADOS-2 manual. For the ADOS-2 Toddler module preparation, it is of most importance to read through chapters 2, 5 and 6 of the ADOS-2 manual, and by examining the Toddler Module related material in the kit.

Please bring your ADOS-2 manual with you to the training course. Manuals can be purchased at MHS or WPS or in Québec at IRP.

For more information, please call 514 500.5355

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be reimbursed in full minus a $50 administrative fee, up to 15 days before the event. There is no reimbursement for cancellations 15 days or less before the event. Clinique Spectrum reserves the right to cancel a workshop/training program if there is insufficient registration.

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Training Location

Training will be offered at the following beautiful location:

Service d’Adaption et d’Intégration de Montréal

2473 Saint-Patrick St,
Montreal, QC
H3K 1B3

2 blocks from Charlevoix metro (green line), 10 minutes from Atwater Market, parking available, the building is located along the lovely Lachine Canal bike path.