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Assessment Tools: Autism spectrum rating scales (ASRS), 3rd ed.

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

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Autism spectrum rating scales (ASRS), 3rd ed.

Author: Sam Goldstein  and Jack A Naglieri

The Autism Spectrum Rating Scales (ASRS) are designed to measure behaviors of children and youth aged 2 through 18 years, reported by parents and/or teachers, that are associated with the Austism Spectrum Disorders. The ASRS helps guide diagnostic decisions and can be used druing treatment planning, ongoing monitoring of response to intervention, and program evaluation. The tests are administered to children in the age groups 2-5 years, and 6-18 years.

Format: kit (Pt.1 - manual and 6 forms. -- pt.2. A compendium of neuropsychological tests)

Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WS 350.6 G624a 2010 ATOOLS pt.1)

Population: children in the age groups 2-5 years, and 6-18 years.


  • 1 technical manual (xviii, 150 p. : ill.)
  • 1 book (xvii, 1216 p. : ill.)
  • 6 various forms

Determine Validity and Reliability    

To determine validity and reliability of this test copy and paste the search string into a PubMed (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users use this PubMed link):

("cognitive performance test") AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*)) 

To search the validity and reliability in CINAHL copy and paste this search string into CINAHL (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users only)


(("cognitive performance test”) OR (IN cognitive performance test)) AND (( (MH "Reliability and Validity+") OR (MH "Measurement Issues and Assessments+") OR (MH "Predictive Validity") OR (MH "Sensitivity and Specificity") ) OR ( reliabil* OR valid* ) OR ( sensitivity and specificity ))

Use Policy

The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.


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