Administrator Registration

Registration is essential and free. Registration is with organisations, not with individuals. Individual users should register if they are prepared to accept responsibility for fees. The individual who registers has administrative account. The administrator (or their deputy) should have budgetary and professional responsibility for staff who score assessments on Administrator account and password does not give access to scoring on Administrator creates UserID(s) for scoring. To create new administration account go to

Creating UserIDs

The administrator generates UserIDs and passwords for staff to create and score assessments on Other than requiring a UserID and password, users have much the same experience as before. Please ensure that you have registered and provided UserIDs to your staff. To create new UserID(s) log into the administration site on with your AdminID and password. Once logged in click the '+' button under the 'Users' button on the Starfish menu. Click 'OK' on the confirmation window. Enter the UserID and User Password and click the 'Add new User' button.


Other than requiring a UserID and password to log in, users have much the same experience as before. They score at the usual site.


The administrator has date, time and detailed lists of charges and payments information on SDQ assessments by UserIDs. The administrator is also able to access, alter, re-score, audit and assessments created by their UserIDs. They can also export data from individual assessments. Please log in to the administration site on with your AdminID and password. Explore the various areas on the Starfish menu by pressing the 'Assessments', 'User Logins', 'Users', 'Account Details' and other buttons.

Fees and Payment

From 1 March 2017, use of the site will be subject to the following charges:

 scoring/assessment with one informant 


 scoring/assessment with two informants 


 scoring/assessment with three informants 


 PDF scoring report (each) 


Charges will be made as soon as the “SDQ Scores Report” menu item is clicked and confirmed; the charge will be shown on the menu in advance. Each time the “PDF: print and save” button is pressed and confirmed, your Administrator account will be debited US$ 0.25. Once charges are confirmed, it will not be possible to cancel them.

Our preferred payment method is PayPal. Credit and debit cards may be used on PayPal without an account. Payment may be made in most currencies. Our payment guide is here. Charges are exclusive of any taxes applicable locally. Local taxes are the responsibility of the holder of the administrative account.