The Acceptance of Disability Scale is a self-report inventory developed for clarity of statement and assessment of 4 value shifts characteristic of individuals with physical disabilities who have come to accept their losses: enlargement of scope of values, subordination of physique, containment of disability effects, and transformation from comparative values to asset values. It is meant for administration directly to disabled persons.
- 2 articles describing use of scale (see Notes)
- 1 scoring procedure
* Please note we do not have the actual test questions themselves. See URL for online purchase and search for "Acceptance of Disability Scale" *
Folder in 160H
1) Linkowski, D.C. (1971). A scale to measure acceptance of disability. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 14(4), 236-244.
2) Linkowski, D.C., & Dunn, M.A. (1974). Self-concept and acceptance of disability. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 18(1), 28-32.
3) Extra forms in BSB 158A