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What it Measures

Screens developmental and social-emotional functioning for young children.

Minimum Age
0

Maximum Age
6

Domains/Subscales
“21 parent-completed questionnaires designed to screen the developmental performance of children in the areas of communication, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, problem solving, and personal-social skills”

Number of Items
multiple versions

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://agesandstages.com/

Reviewer Notes
Rated on CEBC as A: Psycometrics have been well-demonstrated. However, since this is for kids < 6, it may have limited utility for residential programs with youth who are older.

What it Measures

Functional living skills, specifically for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or other developmental disabilities.

Minimum Age
5

Maximum Age
99

Domains/Subscales
Six assessment protocols: Basic living skills; Home skills; Community participation skills; school skills; Vocational skills; Independent living

Number of Items
Not known – protocols behind a ‘paywall’

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://functionallivingskills.com/

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Social functioning/social competence in children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.

Minimum Age
6

Maximum Age
17

Domains/Subscales
3 Subscale
Social/Emotional Reciprocity (SER)
Social Participation/Avoidance (SPA)
Detrimental Social Behaviors (DSB)

Number of Items
49

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://www.txautism.net/evaluations/autism-social-skills-profile-second-edition

Reviewer Notes
Raw total scores are converted to standard scores (M = 100, SD = 15), and normative data are based on parent reports only.
Separate scoring tables are available for youths with and without cognitive disability or significant language impairment.

What it Measures

Aspects of communication such as speech, vocabulary, sentence structure, and social language skills.

Minimum Age
4

Maximum Age
17

Domains/Subscales
Language
‘-Speech
-Syntax
-Semantics
-Coherence
Pragmatics
‘-Initiation
-Scripted Language
-Context
-Nonverbal Communication
-Social Relations
-Interests

Number of Items
70

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.pearsonassessments.com/store/usassessments/en/Store/Professional-Assessments/Speech-%26-Language/Children%27s-Communication-Checklist-2-%7C-U-S-Edition/p/100000193.html

Reviewer Notes

 

 

What it Measures

Measures various outcomes in youth receiving mental health services.

Minimum Age
?

Maximum Age
?

Domains/Subscales
4 Domains:
-Problem Severity
-Functioning
-Hopelessness (self-report, caregiver for caring for child)
-Satisfaction with Mental Health Services
Restrictiveness of Living Environment Scales ( in Agency Worker Form)

Number of Items
48

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://sites.google.com/site/ohioscales/the-manuals

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Functional impairment in work/school, social life, and family life.

Minimum Age
0

Maximum Age
99

Domains/Subscales
3 domains: work/school, social life, family life

Number of Items
5

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://harmresearch.org/index.php/about-us/david-v-sheehan-md-mba/sheehan-scales-and-structured-diagnostic-interviews/sheehan-disability-scale-sds/#License%20Agreements%20for%20Use%20of%20the%20SDS

Reviewer Notes
Multiple versions for different populations

What it Measures

Social skills, problem behaviors, and academic competence.

Minimum Age
3

Maximum Age
18

Domains/Subscales
Scales
-Social Skills
-Problem Behaviors
-Academic Competence
Subscales
-Problem Behaviors:
–Externalizing
–Bullying
–Hyperactivity/Inattention
–Internalizing
–Autism Spectrum
-Prosocial
–Communication
-Cooperation
–Assertion
–Responsibility
–Empathy
–Engagement
–Self-Control

Number of Items
Unknown

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.pearsonassessments.com/store/usassessments/en/Store/Professional-Assessments/Behavior/Social-Skills-Improvement-System-SSIS-Rating-Scales/p/100000322.html

Reviewer Notes
The earlier version is the Social Skills Rating System, SSRS

What it Measures

A generic assessment instrument developed by WHO to provide a standardized method for measuring health and disability across cultures.

Minimum Age
?

Maximum Age
?

Domains/Subscales
Cognition – understanding & communicating
Mobility– moving & getting around
Self-care– hygiene, dressing, eating & staying alone
Getting along– interacting with other people
Life activities– domestic responsibilities, leisure, work & school
Participation– joining in community activities

Number of Items
36-item or 12-item versions

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://www.who.int/standards/classifications/international-classification-of-functioning-disability-and-health/who-disability-assessment-schedule

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Progress and changes in symptoms and functioning during the course of treatment; uses a Reliable Change Index (RCI).

Minimum Age
4

Maximum Age
17

Domains/Subscales
6 Subscales:
-Intrapersonal Distress
-Somatic Distress
-Interpersonal Relations
-Critical Items
-Social Problems
-Behavioral Dysfunction 

Number of Items
64

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.oqmeasures.com/y-oq-sr-2-0/

Reviewer Notes

 

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