His score on the Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS-2; Gilliam, 1995) was 109 (a score of 90 or greater indicates a likelihood of having autism).
What does GARS stand for?
GARS stands for Gilliam Autism Rating Scale
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FSIQ = Full Scale IQ from Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI-III; Wechsler, 2002); VIQ = Verbal IQ from WPPSI-III; PIQ = Performance IQ from WPPSI-III; CARS = Childhood Autism Rating Scale (Schopler, Reichler, & Rochen Renner, 1988); GARS = Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (Gilliam, 1995); GADS = Gilliam Asperger Disorder Scale (Gilliam, 2001); N/A = not available.
In this study the Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS), which allowed further independent assessment of the degree of the children's autistic severity, supported these diagnoses.
Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS; Gilliam, 1995) Gives a standardized score (normed with children with autism; n=1,092) of the probability that autism is a correct diagnosis.
Diagnostic measures included the Autism Behavior Checklist (ABC; Krug, Arick, & Almond, 1980), Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS; Schopler, Reichler, & Renner, 1988) and the Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS; Gilliam, 1995).
Gilliam Autism Rating Scale = GARS; Psychoeducational Profile Revised = PEP-R; British Ability Scales: Second Edition = BAS II; Vineland Adaptive Behavior = VAB.