The role of children in reporting their physical disability.

  title={The role of children in reporting their physical disability.},
  author={Nancy L Young and Karen K. Yoshida and Jack Ivan Williams and Claire Bombardier and James G. Wright},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={76 10},
OBJECTIVE To explore the contributions of children during the development of a disability scale, and their competence using the new scale. DESIGN A new self-report measure of pediatric physical performance, the Activities Scale for Kids (ASK), was developed based on interviews and pilot testing with children. The ASK was then filled out by children on two occasions 2 weeks apart to assess the reliability of child self-report. Validity was assessed by comparison of interview data and ASK… CONTINUE READING

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