ERIC Number: ED080595
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Development and Application of Intelligence Tests for the Blind: A Research Utilization Conference. Final Report.
Curtis, W. Scott
The purpose of this project was to inquire into the current status of development, past use, availability, and future planning of intelligence tests for the visually handicapped in relation to the fields of psychological, educational, and vocational counseling. The project procedure was that of a research utilization conference involving the authors of the tests, clinical examiners who use the tests, and representatives of agencies and professional groups who require the information provided through the tests. This report summarizes the data available on the tests as compiled at the conference. Test identification information is supplied in Appendix B to the report. The tests cited are: Test Battery for Use with the Blind (Vocational Intelligence Scale for the Blind/Series, VISAB), The Tactual Reconstruction (VISAB Battery); The Vocational Intelligence Scale for the Adult Blind (VISAB); The Personal History Survey, Form W (VISAB Battery); The Diagnostic Interview (VISAB Battery); The Sentence Completion Test (VISAB Battery); The Sound Test, An Auditory Projective Technique (VISAB Battery); A Haptic Intelligence Scale for Adult Blind; Stanford-Kohs Block Design Test for the Blind; and Raven Progressive Matrices for Presentation to the Blind (Tactual Progressive Matrices). (Author/DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Research and Demonstration Grants.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. for Exceptional Children.