TABLE 4-1 Principal Comprehensive Adaptive Behavior Measures and Their Characteristics

Adaptive Behavior Measurea

Age Range: Use

Age Range: Norms

Year Published

AAMR Adaptive Behavior

Scale-Residential and Community

18-79 years

18.0 to 60+ years

N = 4,103 people with DD

1993

AAMR Adaptive

Behavior Scale-School

3-18 or 3-21 years

3.0-18.11 years

N = 2,074 students with MR; N = 1,254 students w/o MR

1993

Adaptive Behavior

Assessment System

5-89 years

5-21 years;

N = 1,670 &1,690; general population

16-89 years;

N = 920 & 990; general population

2000



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