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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Consult the tests’ manuals for additional reliability and validity studies with other ages and other groups. It also involves developing standard testing procedures and materials. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It contains an excellent behavior problem scale in addition to its adaptive behavior assessment, and provides a unique score which reflects overall independence based on adaptive and maladaptive behavior combined.

For comparability with other scales, each statement is counted as an item. 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.

Both include a Motor Skills Domain for children less than 6 years old and begavior optional Maladaptive Behavior Domain for children age 5 through I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? 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.


Both versions assess the manner in which individuals cope with the natural and social demands of their environment. These statistics, selected from the tests’ manuals, are for non-handicapped groups of comparable age, unless otherwise indicated. Part 1 All children Part 2 Children with handicaps.

Behavior problems sccale much more difficult to quantify than adaptive behaviors are, because they are not very developmental and because their expression varies more from day-to-day and from setting-to-setting. Share your thoughts with other customers. 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 benavior or distributors of these products.

The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scalesa revision of the original Vineland Social Maturity Scale, are distinguished by their heritage as well as by good norms and psychometrics.

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

Learn more about Amazon Prime. 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. The behaviors in Part Two are assigned to seven domains, which are measures of those adaptive behaviors that relate to the manifestation of personality and behavior disorders: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: This form is a questionnaire booklet that is completed directly by a teacher.

Information resources for psychologists, mental health practitioners, educators, students and patients Home. Their popularity is owed largely to their usefulness and accuracy, derived from quality standardization and norming. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Administration of this form, which has a smaller standard error of measurement than the interview forms, requires neither interview training nor a graduate degree.


Behavior problems do not increase or decrease steadily with age. Likewise the AAMR Physical Development Domain score, to pick one example, is difficult to interpret because in addition to items on balance, walking, running, and arm-hand use, are items on vision and hearing, all scored together.

A standardized test should also demonstrate validity, meaning that it actually measures what it portends to measure. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It has norms that extend beyond adolescence — from 3 months to over 80 years.

The Part One skills are grouped into nine behavior domains: Go to Previous Page. The clinician’s desktop reference for psychological assessment, testing and practice management.

Adaptive behavior assessments are often used in preschool and special education programs for determining eligibility, for program planning, and for assessing outcomes. Although the assessment booklets are quite straight-forward and well organized adaptive items are ordered by difficulty and scored never, sometimes, or usuallythe interview process is somewhat complex and time-consuming.

Each found a slight negative relationship between maladaptive behavior and age, and each factors age into their scoring systems.

Good adaptive behavior and a lack of behavior problems promote independence at home, at school, and in the community. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. xcale