Initial validation of PROMIS Measures for Peer Relationship and Psychological Distress in Youth 12-17 years old with Autism Spectrum Disorders who read at or above a 3rd grade level.

This study investigated the validity of 2 measures developed as part of the NIH Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS ®) initiative when completed by youth 12-17 years of age with ASD reading at a 3rd grade level and by their parents.


Cheema-Hasan A, Gershon N, Yatchmink Y, Ramos E,Huntington N, Tucker C, Forrest C,Blum N,High P. Self-Report measures for Peer Relationships in literate youth with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Can PROMIS® deliver?,SDBP Annual Meeting, September 19, 2016, Savannah, GA

Gershon N, Cheema-Hasan A, Ramos E, Yatchmink Y, Blum N,Forrest C, Tucker C,High P. Psychological Stress in Youth on the Spectrum: Is the PROMIS® Psychological Stress Experiences Measure feasible and valid in literate youth with an ASD?. SDBP Annual Meeting, September 19, 2016, Savannah, GA.