Essentials of WISC-V Assessment (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)

Essentials of WISC-V Assessment (Essentials of Psychological Assessment) Author Dawn P. Flanagan
ISBN-10 1118980875
ISBN-13 9781118980873
Year 2017-03-20
Pages 656
Language English
Publisher Wiley
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The comprehensive reference for informative WISC V assessment Essentials of WISC V Assessmentprovides step by step guidance for administering scoring and interpreting the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children WISC V Packed with practical tips for more accurate assessment this informative guide includes numerous case studies that illustrate a range of real world issues Special attention is devoted to the assessment of individuals who have significant learning difficulties such as learning disabilities and who speak English as a second language The WISC V is a valuable assessment tool but it must be administered and scored appropriately to gain meaning from score interpretation This book gives you an in depth understanding of the WISC V assessment and interpretive process to assist practitioners in Conducting efficient and informative WISC V assessments Utilizing WISC V in cross battery and neuropsychological assessment Applying WISC V in the identification of specific learning disabilities Utilizing WISC V in nondiscriminatory assessment of English language learners Writing theory based WISC V reports Linking WISC V findings to interventions based on individual performance As the world s most widely used intelligence test for children the WISC V is useful in diagnosing intellectual disabilities and specific learning disabilities as well as in identifying giftedness In this volume sample reports demonstrate how WISC V assessment results may be linked to interventions accommodations modifications and compensatory strategies that facilitate positive outcomes for children Essentials of WISC V Assessment is the all in one practical resource for both students and practitioners The book can be used on its own or with companion software purchased separately that provides a user friendly tool for producing psychometrically and theoretically defensible interpretations of WISC V performance and may be used to develop interventions based on each child s strengths and weaknesses