The assessment of autistic children: a selective review of available instruments.

@article{Parks1983TheAO,
  title={The assessment of autistic children: a selective review of available instruments.},
  author={S L Parks},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={1983},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={255-67}
}
  • S L Parks
  • Published 1983 in Journal of autism and developmental disorders
This review examines five measures specifically designed to assess autistic symptomatology: Rimland's Diagnostic Checklist for Behavior-Disturbed Children, the Behavior Rating Instrument for Autistic and Atypical Children, the Behavior Observation Scale for Autism, the Childhood Autism Rating Scale, and the Autism Behavior Checklist. Available studies of reliability and validity issues are discussed. Reliability indices for all scales, except Rimland's Diagnostic Checklist, are at acceptable… CONTINUE READING