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Supports Intensity Scale® 

  • Supports Intensity Scale - Adult Version™ (SIS-A™) 

  • Supports Intensity Scale - Children's Version™ (SIS-C™)




The usefulness of the SIS-A, according to families and other respondents.

What the SIS-A Does

The SIS-A evaluates practical support requirements of a person with an intellectual disability through a positive and thorough interview process. Read more.

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Have you considered SIS-A for transition planning for students?

The SIS-A has all the domains required to successfully identify post-secondary support needs of a student with intellectual disability, mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). Read more.

Selecting the Right Trainers

The selection of those who will train assessors is central to a state or organization’s strategy for  successfully implementing SIS-A or SIS-C.

 These guidelines help you choose the right individuals to become SIS Trainers.

FAQs about SIS-A

From seeking sample interview forms to questions on conducting a pilot program, here's what your peers are asking about the Supports Intensity Scale - Adult Version.

Tips to Enhance a SIS-A Interview

The effectiveness of SIS-A as a planning tool depends on how well the interview is conducted. See these tips tips on conducting a comprehensive SIS-A interview from AAIDD SIS Trainers.