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McKenzie, Karen; Sharples, Phil; Murray, Aja L. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2015
The Learning Disability Screening Questionnaire (LDSQ), a brief screening tool for intellectual disability, was originally validated against the Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale, Third Edition (WAIS-III), which was superseded by the Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale, Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV) in the United Kingdom in 2010. This study examines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Retardation, Screening Tests, Questionnaires
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Umphress, Thomas B. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2008
Twenty people with suspected intellectual disability took the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS; C. R. Reynolds & R. W. Kamphaus, 1998) and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale--3rd Edition (WAIS-III; D. Wechsler, 1997) to see if the 2 IQ tests produced comparable results. A t test showed that the RIAS Composite Intelligence Index…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Mental Retardation, Test Selection, Intelligence Tests
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Whitaker, Simon – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2008
A meta-analysis of the stability of low IQ (IQ less than 80) was performed on IQ tests that have been commonly used--tests that were derived by D. Wechsler (1949, 1955, 1974, 1981, 1991, 1997) and those based on the Binet scales (L. M. Terman, 1960; L. M. Terman & Merrill, 1972). Weighted-mean stability coefficients of 0.77 and 0.78 were found…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Intelligence Quotient, Evaluation Methods, Test Validity