The STEPS© was developed by the research team at the MEND lab at Ohio State University. This tool is designed to provide a means for therapists to assess safety of clients ascending and descending stairs. Its reliability and validity have been established. Click below to download the STEPS Tool.

STEPS Tools and Instructions
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Studies on or using the STEPS Tool

Kloos AD, Kegelmeyer DA, Ambrogi K, Kline D, McCormack-Mager M, et al. (2019) The Step Test Evaluation of Performance on Stairs (STEPS): Validation and reliability in a neurological disorder. PLOS ONE 14(3): e0213698.