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Baghooli H, Toeiserkani M, Chavooshi B. Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale for People with Mental Retardation, Emotional Disorders, and Behavioral Problems. IRJ. 2009; 7 (2) :47-56
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-341-en.html

1- Marvdasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran.
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Objectives: The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale-II is useful in assessing an individual’s daily functioning. They can be used as an evaluation and diagnostic tool for individuals who are mentally retarded or individuals with other handicaps.

Methods: To determine the efficacy of VABS in clinical settings, 3 cases with mental retardation and behavioral or emotional problems were evaluated according to instruction scale in clinical settings. The subjects were referred to take rehabilitative and psycho educational aids.

Results: The analyses of the obtained scores exhibit a powerful dimension of the VABS to discriminate weakness and strength adaptive behavior's components.

Discussion: The VABS can be used to develop individual educational, rehabilitative, and treatment programs and can monitor progress during such a program. Finally, the VABS can be used in research in which the development and functioning of handicapped and non-handicapped individuals are investigated.

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Type of Study: Case Reports |
Received: 2009/05/25 | Accepted: 2009/09/29 | Published: 2009/10/1

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