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Wechsler Individual Achievement Test | Fourth Edition
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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Thoroughly assess eight areas of achievement, target intervention, and make meaningful comparisons between achievement and ability. Suitable for use in various educational and clinical settings, including schools, clinics, private practices, and residential treatment facilities, this latest edition is designed to improve the diagnostic power and sensitivity of subtests and provide maximally informative scores, skills analysis, and intervention goal statements. Note: A solid arrow indicates that the subtest contributes to the composite for all composite grade levels; a dashed arrow indicates that the subtest contributes to the composite for some, but not all, possible composite grade levels. For guidelines about using this assessment in telepractice, please consult the Telepractice tab.
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