Diagnostic Assessment of Asperger’s Disorder: A Review of Five Third-Party Rating Scales

  title={Diagnostic Assessment of Asperger’s Disorder: A Review of Five Third-Party Rating Scales},
  author={Jonathan M. Campbell},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  • Jonathan M. Campbell
  • Published 1 February 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Five rating scales for screening and detection of Asperger’s Disorder, three commercially available and two research instruments, are evaluated with reference to psychometric criteria outlined by Bracken in 1987 (Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 4, 313). Reliability and validity data reported in examiner’s manuals or published reports are reviewed. The scales included in the review are the Asperger Syndrome Diagnostic Scale (ASDS), Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ… 
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