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American Association on Mental Deficiency (AAMD) - Adaptive Behaviour Scale

Author: 

Foster, R., Leland, H., Nihira, K., & Shellhaas, M.

Year: 

1975, 1992

Description: 

The American Association on Mental Deficiency (AAMD) - Adaptive Behaviour Scale assesses the adaptive behaviour of children who are being evaluated for mental retardation, autism, and/or behaviour disorders. It is divided into two parts: part one features 9 behaviour domains and evaluates adaptive behaviours considered important to personal responsibility and independent living; part two features 7 behaviour domains and assesses social adaptations and maladaptive behaviour. It helps differentiate and diagnose children manifesting adaptive behaviour deficits, those requiring special education assistance, and those who can manage in a regular classroom.

Inventory: 

  • 2 Manuals (See Notes)

Location: 

Extra forms - BSB 158A

Manual 2 - BSB 158A

Publisher: 

American Association on Mental Deficiency

Qualification Level: 

Level B or 2

Test Category: 

Behaviour Assessment