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Gilliam Autism Rating Scale - Second Edition (GARS-2)

Author(s):James E. Gilliam
Publisher:
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PRO-ED, Inc.
Year:2006
Age Range:3–22 years
Administration Time:5–10 minutes
Language(s):English, Spanish
Computerized Scoring:Yes
Description:The GARS-2 is a norm-referenced instrument that assists teachers, parents, and clinicians in identifying and diagnosing autism in individuals ages 3 through 22 and in estimating the severity of the child's disorder. Items on the GARS-2 are based on the definitions of autism adopted by the Autism Society of America and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR).

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