Teens with ASD: Testing for Adolescents

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The future depends on what we do in the present. - Mahatma Gandhi

Specialized Tests for Adolescents

As kids get older, the usual tests given to younger kids will likely not fit anymore. Here is a list of some of the age-appropriate tests used for adolescents.

Social Language Development Test Adolescent Ages: 12-17 Grades: 7-12

Do-Watch-Listen-Say: Social and Communication Intervention for Children with Autism by Kathleen Ann Quill
This assessment and intervention guide features an assessment tool along numerous creative ideas to promote social and communication skills in children with autism. ISBN-1-55766-453-6

VB-MAPP: The VB-MAPP is a criterion-referenced assessment tool, curriculum guide, and skill tracking system that is designed for children with autism, and other individuals who demonstrate language delays.

Test of Problem Solving Adolescent (TOPS-A)

The Test of Pragmatic Language (TOPL)

Functional Communication Profile (FCP-R)

Walker-McConnell Scale - WMS (K-6 or 7-12)

School Social Behavior Scales (SSBS) and Social Skills Rating System (SSRS)

Sam Goldstein and Elaine Pollock's Social Skills Group Assessment Questionnaire, an easy-to-use tool that rates the child's mastery of 23 social skills (e.g., beginning a conversation, interpreting body language) can be used before and after a training program to measure progress.

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