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Mumbardó-Adam, Cristina; Guàrdia-Olmos, Joan; Giné, Climent; Shogren, Karrie A.; Vicente Sánchez, Eva – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Instruments to measure self-determination have only been available in the Spanish language to date, for adolescents with intellectual disability (ID). However, given the development of a new measure of self-determination for youth with and without disabilities, the "Self-Determination Inventory," there is a need to adapt and validate…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Self Determination, Measures (Individuals), Measurement Techniques
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Pérez-García, Débora; Brun-Gasca, Carme; Pérez-Jurado, Luis A.; Mervis, Carolyn B. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
To identify similarities and differences in the behavioral profile of children with Williams syndrome from Spain (n = 53) and the United States (n = 145), we asked parents of 6- to 14-year-olds with Williams syndrome to complete the Child Behavior Checklist 6-18. The distribution of raw scores was significantly higher for the Spanish sample than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Behavior, Genetic Disorders, Children
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Giné, Climent; Adam, Ana Luisa; Font, Josep; Salvador-Bertran, Francesc; Baqués, Natasha; Oliveira, Cristina; Mumbardó, Cristina; Seo, Hyojeong; Shaw, Leslie A.; Shogren, Karrie A.; Thompson, James R. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Data from 949 children and adolescents with intellectual disability ages 5 to 16 for whom the Supports Intensity Scale-Children's Version-Catalan Translation was completed was used, in combination with data from the U.S. standardization sample, to examine measurement invariance and latent differences in the Catalonian sample. Results suggest that…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Intellectual Disability, Measures (Individuals)
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Verdugo, Miguel-Angel; Arias, Benito; Ibanez, Alba; Schalock, Robert L. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2010
The Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) is used to determine the profile and intensity of the supports needed by a person to participate successfully in major life activities. With its publication into 13 languages, a need has arisen to document its reliability and validity across language and cultural groups. Here we explain the adaptation and the…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Validity, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries