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The Kennedy Krieger Independence Scales-Spina Bifida Version: a measure of executive components of self-management.
|Title||The Kennedy Krieger Independence Scales-Spina Bifida Version: a measure of executive components of self-management.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Jacobson LA, Tarazi RA, McCurdy MD, Schultz S, Levey E, Mahone ME, Zabel AT|
|Date Published||2013 Feb|
Successful implementation of functional self-care skills depends upon adequate executive functioning; however, many scales assessing adaptive skills do not address the inherent executive burden of these tasks. This omission is especially relevant for individuals with spina bifida, for whom medical self-care tasks impose a significant burden requiring initiation and prospective memory. The Kennedy Krieger Independence Scales-Spina Bifida Version (KKIS-SB) is a caregiver-reported measure designed to address this gap; it assesses skills for managing both typical and spina bifida-related daily self-care demands, with a focus on the timely and independent initiation of adaptive skills.
|Alternate Journal||Rehabil Psychol|