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ERIC Number: EJ973786
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1534-5084
A Review of Assessment Tools for Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Implications for School Practice
Klose, Laurie McGarry; Plotts, Cynthia; Kozeneski, Nicole; Skinner-Foster, Jacqueline
Assessment for Effective Intervention, v37 n4 p236-242 Sep 2012
This paper provides a review of widely used measures for assessing Autism Spectrum Disorders, including the "Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised," "Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule," "Psychoeducational Profile-Third Edition," "Gilliam Autism Rating Scale-Second Edition," and "Childhood Autism Rating Scale-Second Edition." Each measure is evaluated in terms of its usefulness for diagnosis and screening with respect to IDEA eligibility criteria, clinical diagnostic criteria, and current understanding of best practices. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule; Childhood Autism Rating Scale