Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales - II profile of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Yang, Sabrina, Paynter, Jessica, & Gilmore, Linda (2016) Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales - II profile of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(1), pp. 64-73.

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Adaptive behaviour is a crucial area of assessment for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This study examined the adaptive behaviour profile of 77 young children with ASD using the Vineland-II, and analysed factors associated with adaptive functioning. Consistent with previous research with the original Vineland a distinct autism profile of Vineland-II age equivalent scores, but not standard scores, was found. Highest scores were in motor skills and lowest scores were in socialisation. The addition of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) calibrated severity score did not contribute significant variance to Vineland-II scores beyond that accounted for by age and nonverbal ability. Limitations, future directions, and implications are discussed.

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ID Code: 91214
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Adaptive Behaviour, Children, Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scales - II
DOI: 10.1007/s10803-015-2543-1
ISSN: 1573-3432
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Special Education and Disability (130312)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York
Deposited On: 16 Dec 2015 23:45
Last Modified: 17 May 2016 12:03

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