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ERIC Number: ED428487
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Adaptation of Psychological Assessment Tools for Administration by Blind and Visually Impaired Psychologists and Trainees.
Keller, Richard M.
This paper focuses on challenges to psychologists and psychology graduate students who are blind or visually impaired in the administration and scoring of various psychological tests. Organized by specific tests, the paper highlights those aspects of testing which pose particular difficulty to testers with visual impairments and also describes methods by which some tests can be adapted to mediate these challenges. Specific tests include: (1) the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised verbal subtests and performance subtests; (2) the Visual Motor Gestalt Test; (3) the Rorschach Test; (4) the Thematic Apperception Test; and (5) projective drawing tests. (CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test; Rorschach Test; Thematic Apperception Test; Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale