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ERIC Number: ED019798
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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INTELLECTUAL EVALUATION OF THE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILD--A HANDBOOK. WPS (WESTERN PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES) PROFESSIONAL HANDBOOK SERIES, NUMBER 3.
ALLEN, ROBERT M.; ALLEN, SUE P.
DESIGNED FOR THE PSYCHOLOGIST, THE HANDBOOK DESCRIBES INSTRUMENTS COMMONLY USED FOR INTELLECTUAL EVALUATION OF CHILDREN SUSPECTED OF BEING MENTALLY RETARDED. INFORMATION IS GIVEN CONCERNING DEFIITIONS, IDENTIFICATION, AND CHARACTERISITICS OF MENTAL RETARDATION, TEST SELECTION, AND THE TEST SITUATION. TESTS DESCRIBED AND DISCUSSED INCLUDE STANDARDIZED TESTS (THE REVISED STANFORD-BINET INTELLIGENCE SCALE, FORM L-M 1960, THE WECHSLER ADULT INTELLIGENCE SCALE, AND THE WECHSLER INTELLIGENCE SCALE FOR CHILDREN), TESTS FOR PRESCHOOLERS (THE CATTELL INFANT INTELLIGENCE SCALE, THE MINNESOTA PRESCHOOL SCALE, THE MERRILL-PALMER SCALE OF MENTAL TESTS, AND THE ARTHUR POINT SCALE OF PERFORMANCE TESTS), AND PICTURE VOCABULARY TESTS (CHILDREN'S PICTURE INFORMATION TEST, THE VAN ALSTYNE PICTURE VOCABULARY TEST, THE FULL-RANGE PICTURE VOCABULARY TEST, AND THE PICTORIAL TEST OF INTELLIGENCE). ALSO TREATED ARE FORMBOARDS (THE SEGUIN FORMBOARD, THE PORTEUS MAZE TEST, AND THE PROGRESSIVE MATRICES), DRAWING TESTS (THE BENDER GESTALT TEST AND THE GOODENOUGH-HARRIS DRAWING TEST), NONVERBAL INTELLIGENCE TESTS (THE COLUMBIA MENTAL MATURITY SCALE AND THE LEITER INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE SCALE), AND PSYCHOMETRIC OR PAPER AND PENCIL TESTS OF INTELLIGENCE (THE REVISED BETA EXAMINATION, THE CHICAGO NON-VERBAL EXAMINATION, AND THE LORGE-THORNDIKE INTELLIGENCE TEST). THE FROSTIG DEVELOPMENTAL TEST OF VISUAL PERCEPTION, THE ILLINOIS TEST OF PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ABILITIES, AND THE HAPTIC INTELLIGENCE SCALE FOR ADULT BLIND ARE REVIEWED. THIRD PERSON TESTS (THE RESPONSES TO WHICH COME FROM INFORMANTS) CONSIDERED ARE THE GESELL PRELIMINARY BEHAVIOR INVENTORY, THE CAIN-LEVINE SOCIAL COMPETENCY SCALE, THE VINELAND SOCIAL MATURITY SCALE, AND THE SLOSSON INTELLIGENCE TEST. A FINAL CHAPTER CONSIDERS THE PSYCHOLOGIST'S REPORT AND STRESSES ITS IMPORTANCE. EXAMPLES, RECORD FORMS, AND PROFILES FROM SEVERAL TESTS ARE INCLUDED. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTAINS 115 REFERENCES. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY WESTERN PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, BOX 775, BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA 90213. (DF)
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Identifiers: CATTELL INFANT INTELLIGENCE SCALE; CHILDRENS PICTURE INFORMATION TEST; STANFORD BINET INTELLIGENCE SCALE; WECHSLER INTELLIGENCE SCALE FOR CHILDREN