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THE Mayo-Portland Inventory was created by Drs. James Malec and Muriel Lezak and is in its fourth revision. The Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory-4 (MPAI-4) was designed exclusively for people older than 1 year who have incurred an acquired brain injury. Specifically, it is used in postacute assessments to increase understanding of outcomes and evaluate rehabilitation programs providing services to people with brain injuries. The MPAI-4 covers a wide range of domains, including physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and social integration; all areas in which people can experience deficits following a brain injury. The scale is an evaluation of a person's current functional abilities and includes an assessment of community reintegration. The MPAI-4 forms, a manual detailing their use, and translation into a number of languages are available for free download from the COMBI Web site.