Adaptive Behavior Assessment System–Third Edition (ABAS-3) Comprehensive Kit by Patti L. Harrison & Thomas Oakland
Adaptive Behavior Assessment System–Third Edition (ABAS-3) Comprehensive Kit by Patti L. Harrison & Thomas OaklandAges: Birth to 89 yearsTesting Time: 15-20 minutesAdministration: Individual
The third edition of this highly regarded assessment gives you a complete picture of adaptive skills across the life span. Retaining all of the essential features that made the second edition the preferred instrument, the ABAS-3 is even easier to administer and score. It is particularly useful for evaluating those with developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, learning disabilities, neuropsychological disorders, and sensory or physical impairments.
Use the ABAS-3 to:
Assess adaptive skills
Assist in diagnosing and classifying various developmental, learning, and behavioral disabilities and disorders
Identify strengths and weaknesses
Develop treatment plans and training goals
Document and monitor progress over time
Determine eligibility for services such as Social Security disability benefits, and evaluate capacity to live or work independently
Facilitate research and program evaluation
New norms, updated item content, and improved ease of use
Covers individuals from birth to 89 years of age
Assesses 11 essential skill areas within 3 major adaptive domains: Conceptual, Social, and Practical
Identifies strengths and weaknesses
Integrates assessment, intervention planning, and progress monitoring
Compatible with AAIDD, DSM-5, and IDEA
Format: Behavior rating scale typically completed by parent, caregiver, and/or teacher; self-rating option for adults.
Forms: Parent/Primary Caregiver Form (Ages 0–5), Teacher/Daycare Provider Form (Ages 2–5), Parent Form (Ages 5–21), Teacher Form (Ages 5–21), and Adult Form (Ages 16–89)
Scores: For the 11 skill areas assessedùnorm-referenced scaled scores. For the 3 adaptive domains and the General Adaptive Composite (GAC)ùnorm-referenced standard scores, confidence intervals for standard scores, and percentile ranks. In addition, all scores can be categorized descriptively.
Norms: Based on a large sample representative of the U.S. population
ABAS-3 COMPREHENSIVE KIT (Ages 0 - 89) INCLUDES: 5 Infant and Preschool: Parent/Primary Caregiver Forms; 5 Infant and Preschool: Teacher/Daycare Provider Forms; 5 School: Parent Forms; 5 School: Teacher Forms; 5 Adult Forms; Manual; Intervention Planner (Book) (2015).