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Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Activity Measure (PEDI-SCI AM) - Short Forms
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Exploratory: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)-Pediatric (age 4 and over for parent report version; age 8-21 for child report version)
Short Description of Instrument
Parent and child reported outcome instruments of daily routines (play, self-care, chores\work and school), ambulation, manual and powered mobility. They are specifically developed for pediatric SCI; can be administered as a computer adaptive test or short form.
Comments/Special Instructions
These instruments are linked with the SCI-Functional Index (SCI-FI) so that scores between the pediatric and adult measures can be compared as youth transition from pediatric instruments to adult instruments.
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Document last updated December 2019