Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment (Essentials of by Dawn P. Flanagan

By Dawn P. Flanagan

A successor to the highly regarded necessities of WISC-III/WPPSI-R Assessment(0-471-34501-6), necessities of WISC-IV review presents starting and professional clinicians entire guidance to administering, scoring, and analyzing the newest revision of the Wechsler Intelligence Scales for kids. that includes the preferred necessities structure of call-out packing containers, try your self questions and step by step directions, this convenient source additionally comprises strengths and weaknesses of the device, functional scientific purposes, and illustrative case reviews. This designated consultant to utilizing this immensely well known degree of intelligence is a must have for someone excited about the mental checking out of kids.

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Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: Fourth Edition. Copyright © 2004 by Harcourt Assessment, Inc. Reproduced by permission. All rights reserved. , registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions. Note: Correlations of WISC-IV VCI and PRI with other measures of Wechsler’s Verbal and VisualPerceptual ability (average corrected correlations across two testing orders), respectively, are printed in bold. Coefficients in bold denote convergent validity of WISC-IV VCI and PRI.

Also see the following resources: • Sattler, J. , & Dumont, R. (2004). Assessment of Children: WISC-IV and WPPSI-III Supplement. La Mesa, CA: Jerome M. Sattler. , Saklofske, D. , Weiss, L. , & Rolfhus, E. ). (in press). WISC-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspective (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional). San Diego, CA: Academic Press. S TEST YOURSELF S 1. Picture Arrangement, Object Assembly, and Mazes were deleted from the WISC-IV battery for which one of the following reasons: (a) Because they are most valid for preschool children (b) To deemphasize the timed nature of the battery (c) Because surveys regarding WISC-IV development revealed that children did not like these tests (d ) Because these tests were deemed unfair to language impaired children 2.

Comprehension 10. 4 The Psychological Corporation’s a Posteriori WISC-IV CHC Classifications Subtest Block Design Similarities Digit Span Picture Concepts Coding Vocabulary Letter-Number Sequencing Matrix Reasoning Comprehension Symbol Search Picture Completion Cancellation Information Arithmetic Word Reasoning Broad Ability Classifications of the WISC-IV Subtests (TPC®)a Gv Gf Gsm Gf Gs Gc, Glr Gsm Gf Gc b Gs Gv Gs Gc, Glr Gq, Gsm Gf Note: TPC® = The Psychological Corporation. a CHC constructs corresponding to WISC-IV Indexes were provided by The Psychological Corporation® after the publication of the WISC-IV and were obtained from a list of “WISC-IV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)” appearing on the Harcourt Web site.

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