By Thomas Oakland, Patti L. Harrison
This ebook summarizes info on adaptive habit and talents in addition to basic matters in adaptive habit review with the target of selling sound review perform in the course of makes use of, interpretations, and purposes of the Adaptive habit review System-II. Adaptive habit and abilities discuss with own characteristics linked to the facility to fulfill one's own wishes similar to verbal exchange, self-care, socialization, and so forth. and people of others. facts from measures of adaptive habit were used most ordinarily in overview and intervention providers for individuals with psychological retardation. even though, the exhibit of adaptive behaviors and abilities is correct to all individuals. The Adaptive habit evaluation System-II (ABAS-II) offers a entire, norm-referenced overview of the adaptive habit and abilities of people from beginning via age 89. the great natures of the ABAS-II, ease in management and scoring, and huge age diversity have ended in its common use for numerous overview reasons. The ebook presents sensible details and hence serves as a useful source in case you use the ABAS-II. * Assists within the sensible use of the ABAS-II* presents case reviews illustrating use of the ABAS-II in entire evaluation and intervention making plans* reports scholarship on adaptive behaviors and talents* Describes felony, moral, and different specialist criteria and guidance that follow to using the ABAS-II and different measures of adaptive habit* Discusses using the ABAS-II with autism, psychological retardation; youngsters and people in ordinary and secondary tuition; in addition to incarcerated people being evaluated for attainable psychological retardation
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The AAMR’s tenth deﬁnition of mental retardation, in 2002, states: “Mental retardation is a disability characterized by signiﬁcant limitations both in intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior as expressed in conceptual, social, and practical adaptive skills. This disability originates before age 18” (AAMR, 2002, p. 1). The 2002 AAMR deﬁnition of adaptive behavior and skills is the most extensive. 1 American Association on Mental Retardation’s Ten Adaptive Skills and Three Adaptive Behavior Domains Adaptive Skills Communication Speech, language, and listening skills needed for communication with other people, including vocabulary, responding to questions, and conversation skills Community Use Skills needed for functioning in the community, including use of community resources, shopping skills, and getting around in the community Functional Academics Basic reading, writing, mathematics, and other academic skills needed for daily, independent functioning, including telling time, measurement, as well as writing notes and letters Home Living Skills needed for basic care of a home or living setting, including cleaning, straightening, property maintenance and repairs, as well as food preparation and performing chores Health and Safety Skills needed for protection of health and to respond to illness and injury, including following safety rules, using medicines, and showing caution Leisure Skills needed for engaging in and planning leisure and recreational activities, including playing with others, engaging in recreation at home, and following rules in games Self-Care Skills needed for personal care including eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, grooming, and hygiene Self-Direction Skills needed for independence, responsibility, and self-control, including starting and completing tasks, keeping a schedule, following time limits, following directions, and making choices Social Skills needed to interact socially and get along with other people, including having friends, showing and recognizing emotions, assisting others, and using manners Work Skills needed for successful functioning and holding a part-time or fulltime job in a work setting, including completing work tasks, working with supervisors, and following a work schedule *Motor Skills Basic ﬁne and gross motor skills needed for locomotion, manipulation of the environment and the development of more complex activities such as sports, including sitting, pulling up to a standing position, walking, ﬁne motor control, and kicking Three Adaptive Behavior Domains and Associated Adaptive Skill Areas Conceptual Includes Communication, Functional Academics, Self-Direction, and Health and Safety skills Practical Includes Social Skills and Leisure skills Social Includes Self-care, Home/School Living, Community Use, Health and Safety, and Work skills *Although ﬁne and gross motor development is not included as one of the ten skills identiﬁed by the American Association on Mental Retardation, it is included in some scales of adaptive behavior.
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