Definitions for "Adaptive Behavior"
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 desirable characteristic of the agents that can be modeled