American University of Beirut

CARS2: Childhood Autism Rating Scale Arabic edition قائمة التشخيص لاضطراب التوحّد لدى الأطفال


 Authors: Eric Schopler, Mary E. Van Bourgondien, G. Janette Wellman, and Steven R. Love

 Translator: Leila Akoury Dirani and Maysam Alameddine

 Language: Arabic
 Subject: Psychology ​
 Publication Date: 2016
 Number of Pages: Manual of 60 pages and 3 testing booklets of 8 pages each
 Book Dimensions: 21.6*28 cm
 Cover Type: Paperback

 ISBN: 9789953586212

 PriceCARS2 Arabic KIT (1 CARS2 manual + 75 Testing Booklets (25 of each)) – $100

Booklet Set (25 testing booklets of choice)– $30
Manual (1 CARS2 manual) – $40 ​                                                                                                 ​

​Persons with autism spectrum disorder suffer from a lifetime condition that requires close follow-up and an individualized treatment plan. Early and specific educational and behavioral interventions are key factors in ensuring better outcomes and social integration for persons with neurodevelopmental disorders. 

To design an efficient treatment plan, a thorough assessment is needed. To better serve the children in the Levant and MENA region, we have chosen one of the most widely acknowledged instruments worldwide, the Childhood Autism Rating Scale 2 (CARS2), and have published this validated translation. 

The CARS 2 encompasses a manual and three forms: The Standard Version Rating Booklet is for use with children less than 6 years of age and with those with below average intellectual functioning; the High-Functioning Version Rating Booklet is for use with persons who are verbally fluent, over 6 years of age, and with average intellectual functioning. Both rating scales include fifteen items covering all areas of the autism spectrum disorder. The Questionnaire for parents and caregivers is an unscored scale for gathering information from caregivers to be compared with clinical observations.

Application to Purchase and Use Assessment Material
Kindly note that only certified professionals will be approved, in coordination with Dr. Leila Akoury Dirani, to purchase the material. A form must be completed by individuals interested in purchasing the manual and related materials, and specifically by the person who will assume overall professional responsibility for the interpretation and use of such tests. Kindly ensure you complete the form and obtain aproval from Dr. Dirani before purchasing. ​

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