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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 8/2017

02-06-2017 | Original Paper

Examining an Executive Function Battery for Use with Preschool Children with Disabilities

Auteurs: Laura J. Kuhn, Michael T. Willoughby, Clancy B. Blair, Rachel McKinnon

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders | Uitgave 8/2017

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Abstract

Performance-based assessments of EF for use with young children who have or are at risk for disabilities are lacking. The current study investigates the use of a computerized battery for children with subclinical behaviors (N = 846) across a variety of developmental disabilities and evaluates practical information about feasibility of task administration. Results reveal that children with disabilities performed similarly to their typically developing peers across a variety of metrics for evaluating the battery, ranging from percent correct scores to administrator quality ratings. Thus, the battery may be considered an easy-to-administer, performance-based assessment tool in which children with disabilities do not perform systemically worse than typically developing peers.
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Metagegevens
Titel
Examining an Executive Function Battery for Use with Preschool Children with Disabilities
Auteurs
Laura J. Kuhn
Michael T. Willoughby
Clancy B. Blair
Rachel McKinnon
Publicatiedatum
02-06-2017
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders / Uitgave 8/2017
Print ISSN: 0162-3257
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3432
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3177-2