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Timmons, Joe; Podmostko, Mary; Bremer, Christine; Lavin, Don; Wills, Joan – Institute for Educational Leadership, 2004
In this guide, transition is defined as the period of time when adolescents are moving into adulthood. This guide is designed to (a) help youth and the adults who work with them understand the role of assessment in transition and (b) describe ways to collect and use data that will lead to informed choices based on accurate assessment of each…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adolescents, Federal Legislation, Young Adults
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Lawson, Katharine R.; Ruff, Holly A. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2004
Negative emotionality and poor attention may combine or interact as risk factors in development. Negative emotionality is considered a challenge for self-regulation, whereas good attention is a potential means of self-regulation. In the current study, composites of 1- and 2-year maternal ratings of negative emotionality and global ratings of…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Behavior Problems
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Karrass, Jan; Braungart-Rieker, Julia M. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2004
This longitudinal study examined the extent to which dimensions of infant negative temperament in the first year predicted IQ at age 3, and whether these associations depended on the quality of the infant-mother attachment relationship. In a sample of 63 infant-mother dyads, mothers completed Rothbart's (1981) IBQ when infants were 4 and 12…
Descriptors: Mothers, Intelligence Quotient, Infants, Attachment Behavior
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Mayes, Susan Dickerson; Calhoun, Susan L. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2003
Nonverbal IQs were greater than verbal IQs for children (ages 3-7) on the Stanford-Binet: IV (n=53). However, WISC-III verbal and nonverbal IQs were similar for older children, 6-15 years of age (n=63). Stanford-Binet: IV profiles were generally consistent for the low-IQ and high-IQ groups with high scores on visual matching tests. (Contains…
Descriptors: Autism, Cognitive Ability, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Simpson, Michael; Carone, Dominic A., Jr.; Burns, William J.; Seidman, Traci; Montgomery, Doil; Sellers, Alfred – Psychology in the Schools, 2002
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition (WISC-III) and the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (SB-IV), were administered to 20 gifted children and 20 non-gifted children to examine the extent of the difference in IQ scores obtained on the two tests. Results show that the SB-IV Composite Score was significantly…
Descriptors: Gifted, Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests, School Psychology
Sattler, Jerome M. – 2001
This text is designed not only as a teaching text but also as a reference source for students and professionals on the assessment of the cognitive development of children. Chapters address: (1) process challenges of assessing children; (2) context challenges in assessing children; (3) ethical, legal, and professional applications of assessment…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Tests
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. – 2000
This report is designed for use by policymakers and practitioners involved in issues of adult education, welfare reform, and employment training programs. The driving concerns of this report are issues associated with Spanish-speaking adults who are at risk for having learning disabilities. The focus on adults is critical, because such issues as…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developmental Disabilities, Diagnostic Tests, Disability Identification
Obringer, S. John – 1988
School psychologists were surveyed as to their perceptions and opinions of the fourth edition of the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale. Responses were received from 97 of the 200 psychologists surveyed, for a response rate of 48.5%. The survey indicated that the majority of school psychologists need additional training in administering, scoring,…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence Tests, School Psychologists
Genteman, Michelle R. – 1992
The AGS Early Screening Profiles (AGS:ESP) instrument (P. Harrison, 1990) has been introduced recently as a screening instrument for predicting mental ability. A study was conducted to determine the degree of concurrent validity between the AGS:ESP and the Stanford Binet Fourth Edition (SB:FE), an instrument often used by psychologists to detect…
Descriptors: Correlation, Intelligence Tests, Low Income Groups, Preschool Children
Silverman, Linda; Kearney, Kathi – 1992
This article maintains that the older Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale (Form L-M) is the best tool for assessing extraordinarily gifted children despite the acknowledged deficits of the scale in comparison with newer instruments. Although the article finds that the Stanford-Binet uses outdated terminology, is highly verbal, has 20-year-old norms,…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility
Buse, Sylvia T.; McCall, Virgil W. – 1988
The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale-Revised and the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) were compared using a sample of 26 developmentally disabled children, aged 32 to 73 months. The focus of the study was to determine the feasibility of the K-ABC both for assessment and for planning more effective remediation programs for this…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Comparative Testing, Concurrent Validity
Smith, Douglas K.; Bauer, Joseph J. – 1989
The Stanford-Binet (Fourth Edition) (S-B:FE) and Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) were administered in counterbalanced order to a sample of 30 non-handicapped, preschool children (13 males and 17 females). The children ranged in age from 3 years 11 months to 6 years 2 months, with a mean age of 4 years 11 months. Mean scores on the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Comparative Testing, Factor Analysis, Intelligence Tests
Keyes, Denis William – 1993
Whether or not subjects can simulate mental retardation, a consideration that has implications in criminal cases, was studied using 21 adult Caucasian males between 20 and 30 years of age, largely comprised of students and staff employees of the University of New Mexico. Subjects were asked to give genuine and simulated responses to two major test…
Descriptors: Adults, Capital Punishment, Crime, Criminals
Smith, Douglas K.; Knudtson, Lenore S. – 1990
The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) and the Stanford-Binet: Fourth Edition (S-B:FE) were administered in counterbalanced order to a sample of 20 middle-class preschool children (11 males and 9 females) attending the Early Childhood Preschool Center located in a suburban area of a large midwestern city. Subjects' mean age was 4…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, At Risk Persons, Comparative Testing, Correlation
O'Neill, Audrey Myerson – 1993
The clinical inference process in test interpretation is described so that people can more easily communicate about it, teach it, and learn it. Chapter 1 compares different levels (concrete, mechanical, and individualized) of interpretation of the same test. Chapter 2 offers examples of an often-neglected kind of data necessary for individualized…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Clinical Diagnosis, Critical Thinking, Guidelines
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