ERIC Number: EJ606580
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS).
Diagnostique, v24 n1-4 p115-24 1998-1999
This article describes the Gillian Autism Rating Scale, an interview-based instrument designed to identify individuals ages 3-22 who are autistic and to assess persons referred for serious behavior problems. The test accesses stereotyped behaviors, communication, social interaction, and developmental disturbances. Its administration, standardization, reliability, and validity are discussed. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Rating Scales, Clinical Diagnosis, Disability Identification, Early Identification, Interviews, Screening Tests, Standardized Tests, Test Format, Test Interpretation, Test Reliability, Test Reviews, Test Validity, Testing, Young Adults, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Monograph: Assessment for the New Decade.