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Written by expert authors Kristina Breaux and Elizabeth Lichtenberger, Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessmentoffers up-to-date, comprehensive, step-by-step instruction in the accurate and effective use of the newest editions of the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA-3) Comprehensive Form, KTEA-3 Brief Form, and the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT-III). Designed to provide in-depth information in an easy to use reference format, the book provides guidelines and tips for administration, scoring, and interpretation that go beyond the information provided in the test manuals. A complete guide is included for digital administration and scoring using Q-interactive, automated scoring using Q-global, and hand scoring.
Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessment makes score interpretation easier by explaining what each score measures and the implications of a high or low score. Learn how to increase the diagnostic utility of the KTEA-3 and WIAT-III by taking full advantage of their capabilities for error analysis, qualitative observations, and progress monitoring, and by pairing the results with measures of cognitive ability such as the WISC-V and KABC-II. Clinicians will find a helpful discussion of how these tests may be interpreted using either a CHC or neuropsychological approach to assessment. Case studies illustrate the use of these tests to respond to various referral concerns. Annotations within each case report provide a window into the mind of the examiner throughout the assessment process.
This book provides a depth and breadth of understanding that is appropriate for all assessment professionals, regardless of their level of training or experience. Extensive illustrations, call-out boxes, and "Test Yourself" questions help students and clinicians quickly absorb the information they need. Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessment is the clear, focused guide to using these tests to their fullest potential.
KRISTINA C. BREAUX, is a senior research director with Pearson Clinical Assessment, where she led the development of the WIAT®-III and worked in close collaboration with Alan and Nadeen Kaufman to develop the KTEA™-3 and KTEA™-3 Brief. She is coauthor of Essentials of WIAT®-III and KTEA™-II Assessment.
ELIZABETH O. LICHTENBERGER, is a licensed clinical psychologist in California and adjunct faculty member at Alliant International University, in San Diego. A consultant and trainer to businesses and individual psychologists, she is coauthor of numerous books in the Psychological Assessment series.
Series Preface xi
One Overview 1
Two KTEA™-3 16
Three WIAT®-III 126
Four Clinical Applications 216
Five Strengths and Weaknesses of the KTEA™-3 and WIAT®-III 289
John O. Willis and Ron Dumont
Six Illustrative Case Reports 333
Seven Q-interactive for KTEA™-3 and WIAT®-III 379
Thomas Witholt, Kristina C. Breaux, and Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger
With Contributions by James A. Henke
Annotated Bibliography 404
About the Authors 406
About the Digital Resources 407