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We pride ourselves on being different. We think from a child’s perspective and use the creative, award-winning tools we’ve designed to improve and optimise their mental health.

Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System (ABAS-III)

The Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System, Third  Edition (ABAS-III) is a multidimensional and standardised assessment tool used to assess the functional skills necessary for the daily living of individuals from birth to 89 years of age.

Skills assessed with ABAS-III

  • Communication: speech-language and communication skills needed for communication with others
  • Community use: skills needed for functioning in the community
  • Functional academics: functional pre-academics and academics
  • School/home living: skills needed for basic care in a home/living or school/classroom setting
  • Health and safety: skills needed for the protection of health and to respond to illness and injury
  • Leisure: skills needed for engaging in and planning leisure and recreational activities
  • Self-care: skills needed for personal care
  • Self-direction: skills needed for independence, responsibility and self-control
  • Social: skills needed to interact socially and get along with other people
  • Motor: basic fine and gross motor skills needed for locomotion, manipulation of the environment and development of more complex activities
  • Work: skills needed for successful functioning and holding a part- or full-time job in a work setting

The ABAS-III includes five rating forms to be completed by a Parent/Primary Caregiver (ages 0-5), Parent Form (ages 5-21), Teacher/Daycare Provider Form (ages 2-5), Teacher Form (ages 5-21) and Adult Form (ages 16-89).

Information obtained from the ABAS-III is used by psychologists to aid with the diagnosis of disabilities and disorders, identify strengths and weaknesses, and document and monitor an individual’s progress over time.