Movement Assessment Battery for Children - Second Edition
Overview: Identifies, describes, and guides treatment of motor impairment
Qualification Level: B, Q1, Q2
Test: 3:0-16:11 years
Checklist: 5:0-12:0 years
Test: Individual, 20-40 minutes
Checklist: Group or individual, 10 minutes
Scores/Interpretation: Test: Total standard scores and percentiles. Checklist: Percentile cut scores
Publication Date: 2007
The Movement Assessment Battery for Children—Second Edition (Movement ABC-2), a revision of the world renowned Movement Assessment Battery for Children, can be used to identify children who are significantly behind their peers in motor development, assist in planning an intervention program in either a school or clinical setting, measure change as a result of intervention, or serve as a measurement instrument in research involving motor development.
New Features and Enhancements
- Updated norms
- Extended age range: 3-12 years
- Improved scoring
- Separate Intervention Manual
Movement ABC-2 Checklist
The Movement ABC-2 Checklist takes assessment into the everyday situations in which the child has to function, including the extent to which a child’s attitudes and feelings about motor tasks are situation specific or more generalized. Therapists can also obtain parents’ or teachers’ views on a child's movement in everyday settings.
Movement ABC-2 Intervention Manual
The Movement ABC-2 Intervention Manual provides a complete guide to helping children with movement difficulties. Based on research, this guide helps teach a child a new skill.