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The psychometric test that I selected for our unit 5 assignment was a test on Autism. The Autism Spectrum Rating Scale (ASRS) to be more accurate. The ASRS measures children’s behavior between the ages of 2 and 18 years old to identify behaviors connected to autism (Simek & Wahlberg 2011). The behaviors are rated by parent, caregiver and/or teacher observation and it is a norm-referenced test (Simek & Wahlberg 2011). So, using forms that have rating scales, they are given out to individuals associated with the child or person who is being tested and will be compared with other individuals rating that person that may have autism. The specific category of validity. The specific category of validity used was the criterion validity in a large sample of 422 children (Camodeca 2019). According to Cohen & Swerdlik (2018), validity is how well a test measures what it is supposed to measure. Criterion validity is part of the trinitarian view of validity, and it measures validity by comparing scores and their relationship with each other (Cohen & Swerdlik 2018). This makes perfect sense to use Criterion validity since they take the
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