Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 24, Issue 5, pp 659–685 | Cite as

Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised: A revised version of a diagnostic interview for caregivers of individuals with possible pervasive developmental disorders

  • Catherine Lord
  • Michael Rutter
  • Ann Le Couteur


Describes the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R), a revision of the Autism Diagnostic Interview, a semistructured, investigator-based interview for caregivers of children and adults for whom autism or pervasive developmental disorders is a possible diagnosis. The revised interview has been reorganized, shortened, modified to be appropriate for children with mental ages from about 18 months into adulthood and linked to ICD-10 and DSM-IV criteria. Psychometric data are presented for a sample of preschool children.


School Psychology Preschool Child Developmental Disorder Diagnostic Interview Pervasive Developmental Disorder 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Catherine Lord
    • 2
  • Michael Rutter
    • 1
  • Ann Le Couteur
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of PsychiatryUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of ChicagoChicago
  3. 3.Royal Free HospitalUSA

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