Record – The AAMR Adaptive Behavior Scale-School: 2 (ABS-S: 2; Lambert, Nihira, & Leland, ) is the second revision of the original AAMR Adaptive Behavior Scale—School, Second Edition. $ Availability: Test Review Available for Download. Note that what you are purchasing is a test . The Adaptive Behavior Scale-School Edition (ABS-S:2) assesses the current functioning of children through years of age being evaluated for evidence.

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Behavior problems do not increase or decrease steadily with age. Go to Previous Page. Skip to main content.

Inter-rater reliability yrs. Part One focuses on personal independence and is designed to evaluate coping skills considered important to independence and responsibility in daily living.

Criterion validity – correlation with other maladaptive scales.

The diagnosis of mental retardation, for example, requires deficits in both cognitive ability and adaptive behavior, behaivor before age AbleData does not produce, distribute or sell any of the products listed on this website, but we provide you with information on how to contact manufacturers or distributors of these products.

Part Two contains content related to social maladaptation. The interviewer is instructed to never read items to a respondent and to never permit a respondent to read any of the items, but rather to ask general questions followed by further probes when necessary.


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A unidimensional scale is one that measures a single dimension of knowledge or behavior, important in order to define what is being measured.

Each test relies on a respondent such as a parent, teacher, or care-provider to provide information about an individual being assessed.

Comparison scores for age matched groups of non-handicapped students and those with hearing, learning, and emotional disabilities. Adaotive form is a questionnaire booklet that is completed directly by a teacher. Two interview editions, one with items, the other withgather information through semi-structured interviews. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Consult the tests’ manuals for additional reliability and validity studies with other ages and other groups.

The following pages describe and compare aamg four tests. The Vineland Manual states that the Survey and Expanded forms must be administered by a psychologist, social worker, or other professional with a graduate degree and training in interview techniques. Get to Know Us.

Appendices 26 and 52 pages describe scoring criteria for each item. Adaptive behavior assessments are often used in preschool and special education programs for determining eligibility, for program planning, and for assessing outcomes.

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Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: A standardized test should also demonstrate validity, meaning that it actually measures what it portends to measure. In norming, a large number of individuals are given a standardized test in order to determine average normal test scores, often averages for each age or other sub-group. It involves trying out items and analyzing them; revising or discarding those that don’t work, adding items where there are gaps in difficulty, and reanalysis.


AAMR Adaptive Behavior Scale-School: Second Edition (Abs-S:2)

There is, however, no measure of relative severity. Share your thoughts sczle other customers. Good adaptive behavior and a lack of behavior problems promote independence at home, at school, and in the community. The skills within Part One are grouped into nine behavior domains: The result should be a test that reliably measures the same thing the same way each time, so that scores are comparable. Norming is the process of determining average scores for average people.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It means more to know that a score is at the 50th percentile for an individual of a certain age.