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The Roll Evaluation of Activities of Life

(The REAL)
  • Kristin Roll, MA, OTR/L
  • William Roll, MA

The Roll Evaluation of Activities of Life (REAL™) offers a useful screening instrument to help professionals assess children’s ability to care for themselves at home, at school, and in the community.

Age range:

2:0–18:11

Qualification level:

B

Completion time:

15-20 minutes

Scoring options:

Hand Scoring

Pricing & Ordering

  • The REAL Rating Form

    0158008111

    Pkg of 25

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $36.50

    Qualification Level B

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  • The REAL Kit

    0158008138

    Includes User's Guide and 25 Rating Forms

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $107.00

    Qualification Level B

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  • The REAL User's Guide

    0158008103

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $78.75

    Qualification Level B

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Product Details

The REAL may be used as a screening tool by medical professionals, occupational therapists, psychologists, mental health workers, and special education teachers in a variety of settings, such as outpatient hospitals, outpatient public or private clinics, mental health facilities, and educational settings.

Benefits

  • Determine the need for skilled and supportive services.
  • Develop Individual Educational Plans and choose intervention services.
  • Make decisions on placement and living arrangements.
  • Evaluate programs, with measurement of participants’ abilities prior to and after a program.
  • Conduct research projects on child development and skill attainment.

Features

The REAL comprises two domains: (ADLs) and independent activities of daily living (IADLs).

The ADL consists of 78 statements that address six skill areas:

ADL Domain Statements

The IADL consists of 58 statements that address six skill areas:

IADL Domain Statements

  • Measures how a child obtains the supplies needed to complete an activity.
  • Measures how a child is or is not able to maintain a safe body position while performing an activity.
  • Measures how a child sequences all the steps required to complete an activity.
  • Measures how a child problem-solves and makes appropriate and safe choices during the activity.
  • Reliable data collected from a representative sample of 786 participants from 46 states who are not disabled, ages 2:0 to 18:11.
  • Manually scored; reports standard scores, percentile ranks, and standard error of measure.

Resources

Learn more about The REAL and how it can be used in various settings.

 

An Overview: The Roll Evaluation of Activities of Life

 

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