New study confirms that the Supports Intensity Scale is effective in measuring the support needs of people with intellectual disabilities
A study with 274 people currently receiving funding from a state agency reveals that SIS is indeed a needs-based assessment tool outperforming the commonly-used Developmental Disabilities Profile instrument.
AAIDD SIS Training program continues to expand its offerings
Quality assurance is the latest in the array of services added to the AAIDD Supports Intensity Scale program since its modest start in 2005.
AAIDD publishes supplemental guidelines on administering and scoring the Supports Intensity Scale
A new publication developed by the SIS authors and AAIDD trainers clarifies finer points such as descriptions of items scored by SIS, the rating key of the Scale, and other frequently asked questions.
SIS pilot study in Edmonton, Alberta draws positive feedback from participants
Ryan Popplestone talks with AAIDD about how communications between various stakeholders was handled during the SIS pilot project in Edmonton, Alberta to ensure a smooth process.
Understanding a “typical person” to be a better SIS interviewer: From AAIDD Trainer, Jonathon Crumley
Jonathan Crumley, AAIDD SIS Trainer, recently explained why it is important to understand the notion of “a typical person” in order to understand and rate the Supports Intensity Scale accurately.