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Table 2 Supplementary information: rating scales and clinical interviews that are commonly used in the UK (those that are free of charge are indicated with an asterisk)

From: Guidance for identification and treatment of individuals with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder based upon expert consensus

Autism-specific rating scales
• Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ) for use with mental age of 2+ [63]
• Social Responsiveness Scale SRS-2 (age 2½ +) [64]
• Social and Communication Disorders Checklist (SCDC) (3–19 years) [65]
ADHD-specific rating scales
• Conners’ Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scales (CBRS) to identify ADHD and comorbid conditions (6–18 years) [66]
• Conners’ Adult Rating Scales (CAARS) (age 18+) [67]
• SNAP-IV Rating Scale* (6–18 years) [68]
• Adult ADHD Self-report Rating Scale (ASRS)* (age 18+) [69]
• RATE and RATE-C self- and informant-report scales* (for children 8–11 years and adults 16–54 years) [70]
• The Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Rating Scale (VADRS) [71, 72]
Rating scales suitable for both ASD and ADHD
• Kiddie-SADS DSM-5 Screen Interview (K-SADS-PL)* (6–18 years) [73, 74]
• Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) (2–17 years) [75]
• The Development and Well-being Assessment (DAWBA) (5–17 years) [76, 77]
Autism-specific clinical interviews
• Diagnostic Autism Spectrum Interview (DASI)* (age > 2) [78]
• Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) (age > 2) [79]
• Diagnostic Interview for Social Communication Disorders (DISCO) (age range unspecified) [80]
• Developmental, Dimensional and Diagnostic Interview [3Di] (highly structured computerised interview; > 2 years) [81]
ADHD-specific clinical interviews
• ADHD Child Interview (ACE)* and the adult version, ACE+* (5–16 and > 16 years respectively [82, 83]
• Diagnostic Interview of Adult ADHD (DIVA-2)* (lower age limit not specified) [84]
Clinical interviews suitable for both ASD and ADHD
• The Development and Well-being Assessment (DAWBA) (5–17 years) [76, 77]