The Allen Cognitive Level Screen (ACLS)
is also referred to as the leather lacing tool. The screen is used to obtain a quick measure of global cognitive processing capacities, learning potential, and performance abilities, and to detect unrecognised or suspected problems related to functional cognition.
The LACLS is the larger size of the (ACLS) for persons with vision or hand function problems. This larger version (LACLS) is also available as part of the Dementia Therapy Resource Kit