Wechsler Adults intelligence Scale For Children

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Description

GENERAL FEATURES

ProductWechsler Intelligence scale for children -Fourth Edition(India)
Year of Publication2003
ObjectiveContemporary approach in cognitive psychology and intellectual assessment to give an up to date, culturally appropriate and relevant tool to support the clinical judgement and guide the intervention
UseTo obtain comprehensive assessment of general cognitive functioning, assessment to identify learning difficulties, giftedness and cognitive strengths and weaknesses, guide treatment planning in clinical and educational settings for assessing children’s intellectual ability
UtilityChildren of age 6 years to 16 years 11 months

KEY INFORMATION

AuthorDavid Wechsler
Project Managers for India StandardizationMichelle Joseph & Angelina Mao

KEY FEATURES

Culture appropriate itemsYes
Norms for children in IndiaYes
Increased developmental appropriatenessYes
Increased emphasis on composite scoresYes
Increased attention to working Memory and Processing speedYes
More user-friendly administration, scoring and training of users providedYes
Reflects current theory and practice of cognitive assessment of childrenYes

INDIA NORMS & TESTS

Scaled scores by ageYes
Index scoresYes
Full-scale IQYes
AssessmentComprehensive profile of a child’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses in the Indian context in order to ensure appropriate intervention
AdministrationIndividual
Time for administration of a child for assessment (Minutes)Varries by number of sub tests administered

SUB TESTS FOR CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE OF CHILD

Matrix ReasoningMeasures fluid reasoning
Picture ConceptsMeasures fluid reasoning, perceptual organisation and cagegorisation
Letter-Number SequencingMeasures working memory
Word ReasoningMeasures reasoning with verbal material
CancellationMeasures processing speed using random and structured animal target forms

KIT CONTENTS

Administration and technical manualYes
Stimulus bookYes
Number of record forms25
Number of response booklets 125
Number of response booklets 225
Block design blocks (Nos)9
Symbol reach & coding scoring key (Nos)1
Cancellation scoring templates (Nos)1

PACKING

All the kit contents are packed in a bagYes

STANDARD

Conformity to standardWechsler Intelligence scale for children -Fourth Edition(India) (WISC-IV India)

CERTIFICATIONS & REPORTS

Certification AvailableNA

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