ERIC Number: EJ359401
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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The Relationship between Adaptive Behvior and Social Skills: Issues in Definition and Assessment.
Gresham, Frank M.; Elliott, Stephen N.
Journal of Special Education, v21 n1 p167-81 Spr 1987
The article documents relationships between adaptive behavior and social skills. Social competence deficits in mildly handicapped children are classified into four types: skill deficits, performance deficits, self-control skill deficits, and self-control performance deficits. Assessment procedures for classification and intervention purposes are described with reference to commonly used adaptive behavior measures. (Author/JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Adaptive Behavior Scale