Glossary of Familiar Terms

A glossary to support the ADOS / BOSA report

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • ADOS

  • BOSA

  • Module

  • Language and Communication

  • Conversation

  • Stereotypical Statements

  • Idiosyncratic statements

  • Gestures

  • Reciprocal social interaction

  • Eye Contact

  • Understanding relationships and emotions

  • Social overtures and social responses

  • Social reciprocity

  • Imagination

  • Stereotypical behaviours and restricted interests

  • Any other behaviours

  • Summary

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"Seen very quickly. The nurse was very understanding, approachable and empathetic"  - Luton community paediatrics