Gilliam Autism Rating Scale Second Edition. Eric Rozenblat, M.A., BCBA Caldwell College Assessment Project. Overview. Background of GARS II Changes from original GARS to GARS II Peer-reviewed literature about GARS Description/Administration of GARS II Scoring of GARS II
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Eric Rozenblat, M.A., BCBA
Easy to administer GARS II not enough to DX
Takes little time Anecdotal parent questionnaire
Good reliability Lack of peer-reviewed research on GARSII
Good validity Raters may be subjective
Easy to compute Examiner may not administer test on own
Relation to ABA Does not describe environmental contingencies
Direct Observation Examiner qualifications (need specialists in autism with license)
Easy to score
Uses DSM IV Definition
Large Normative Sample
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