ERIC Number: EJ788810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Rapid Quantitative Assessment of Autistic Social Impairment by Classroom Teachers
Constantino, John N.; LaVesser, Patricia D.; Yi, Zhang; Abbacchi, Anna M.; Gray, Teddi; Todd, Richard D.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v46 n12 p1668 Dec 2007
A study compared teachers' ratings of autistic symptomatology with those of parents, experienced clinicians and trained raters. The results concluded that quantitative assessments by teachers and parents were a cost-effective method for tracking the severity of autistic symptomatology.
Descriptors: Autism, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Severity (of Disability), Teachers, Comparative Analysis, Parents, Student Evaluation, Social Behavior, Rating Scales
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