Temperament and Atypical Behavior Scale (TABS)

The TABS Screener is a 15 item checklist completed by parents to identify children who should receive more thorough assessment for developmental items related to temperament and self-regulation. If a child’s score indicates a potential problem, the more extensive TABS assessment tool can be used. For use with children ages 11 to 71 months, TABS can be used for screening, research, determining eligibility for services, planning programs, and monitoring child progress and program effectiveness.

Stephen J. Bagnato EdD, NCSP, John T. Neisworth PhD, John Salvia DEd, Frances M. Hunt PhD, 1999

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: N/A

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Socio-emotional Development for Children

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Screening Tools and Protocols

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