ERIC Number: EJ383350
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Measurement of Adaptive Behavior: Origins, Trends, Issues.
Cohen, Howard G.
Child & Youth Services, v10 n2 p37-81 1988
Traces the conceptual origins of adaptive behavior of handicapped people, from state residential institutions to its role in the complex process of community integration. Measurement instruments are reviewed. Measurement, conceptual, and methodological issues are discussed. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Adjustment (to Environment), Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Exceptional Persons, History, Mainstreaming, Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Measures (Individuals), Models, Normalization (Handicapped), Psychometrics, Skill Development, Social Science Research, Social Services, Theory Practice Relationship, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Adaptive Behavior Scale; Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales; Vineland Social Maturity Scale