The effectiveness with which the individual meets the standards of personal independence and social responsibility expected of his or her age and cultural group. An assessment of a child's adaptive behavior is a required component of the mental retardation eligibility category.
Development of self-help skills such as sucking, feeding, dressing, and toileting.(just one, takes care of self; just, him/herself, care of self, he/she learned)
An individual's social competence and ability to cope with the demands of the environment.
A concept that refers to a person's ability to adjust to the environment, displaying adequate levels of independence, and responsibility in daily life.
This refers to an individual's ability to adjust to and apply new skills to other situations (i.e. different environments, tasks, objects or people).
The extent to which an individual is able to adjust to and to apply skills to new environments, tasks, objects, and people.
The ability to cope with the demands of the environment; includes self-help, communication, and social skills.
In general, behavior that enables the individual to "fit in" with their environment and peers.
A sort of "practical intelligence." It is usually measured by scales that identify how well a person manages within his or her own environment.
The ability to adjust to new experiences, meet new people and participate in new activities.
An individual's ability to act appropriately in social situations and to take care of their personal needs.
The ability to adjust to new environments, tasks, objects, and people, and to apply new skills to those new situations.
Rule 340.1701a of the Michigan Department of Education's Revised Administrative Rules for Special Education (November 2002) defines “adaptive behavior” as a student's ability to perform the social roles appropriate for a person of his or her age and gender in a manner that meets the expectations of home, culture, school, neighborhood, and other relevant groups in which he or she participates.
the degree to which a person is able to adapt to and apply skills in new environments with new tasks, people and objects.
Refers to one's ability to be socially appropriate and personally responsible. This includes, for example, communication, self-care, home living, social skills, community use, self-direction, health and safety, functional academics, leisure and work.
Adaptive behavior is a type of behavior that is used to adapt to another type of behavior or situation. This is often characterised by a kind of behavior that allows an individual to substitute an unconstructive or disruptive behavior to something more constructive. These behaviors are most often social or personal behaviors.