That study examined the relationships between ratings on the IAA for students with significant disabilities, corresponding scores on the general assessment, and ratings on two norm-referenced teacher rating scales: the Academic Competence Evaluation Scales (ACES; DiPerna & Elliott, 2000) and the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (VABS; Sparrow, Balla, & Cicchetti, 1985).
What does VABS stand for?
VABS stands for Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale
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Jane presented with severe mental retardation, scoring in the below average range in adaptive behaviors as compared to norms on the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale (Sparrow, Balla, & Cichetti, 1984).
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale: The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (VAB; Sparrow, Balla, & Cicchetti, 1998) is a semi-structured interview, administered to a parent or other caregiver of the child.
The study on adaptive skills and developmental outcomes was based on three measuring tools: International Adoption Questionnaires given to parents; the Bayley Scales of Infant Development, which yielded a Mental Developmental Index (MDI) score and a Psychomotor Developmental Index (PDI) score; and the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale, which measures personal and social skills used for everyday living.
All children were assessed with the Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS) (Schopler, Reichler, DeVellis & Daly, 1988) and the Survey Form of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale (Sparrow, Balla & Cicchetti, 1984) at the start of intervention and at approximately two years and four years into treatment.
A cohort of 38 children aged 1-7 years was compared with 63 controls in performance on a battery of cognitive, motor, language, and adaptive behavior tests, including Full Scale Intelligence Quotient tests, the Movement Assessment Battery for Children, Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration, and the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, among others.