Test Reviews and
Assessing Emotional Disturbance (SAED) A new (1998)
scale for use with the diagnosis of emotional disturbance
Comments on the WRAML factor structure
Process Assessment of the Learner – Test
and Writing (PAL-RW)
short review with comments.
Comprehensive Test of
Phonological Processing (CTOPP) Description of this new test of Phonological Awareness
KBIT vs. WISC-III
A research paper that compared
the results obtained from a sample of 600 children administered
both the K-BIT and the WISC-III.
For a comprehensive
of the CTOPP by Jim Lennon and Christine Slesinski
Reviews of the Conners', The
TOVA, and the IVA Continuous Performance Test
SPECIFICITY, AND POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE PREDICTIVE POWER FOR
test is reliable and valid sometimes just isn't enough. The
authors review some other issues important in the diagnosis of
Review: A Comparison of Five Interpreter/Report
Authors reviewed 5 commercial
software programs that are sold as "report writers." Comparisons
between the software as well as pros and cons are
software A review of two
software programs (!Observe and Behavior Observation
Assistant) originally published in the Communiqué.
A review of the Learning
Efficiency Test-Second Edition
A review of the Kaufman
Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test
A review of the Test of Memory
The Rey-Osterreith Complex Figure Task (Test) has been used quite
a bit, yet there are some problems associated with the task. Read
this interesting review and critique. Our thanks to Valerie Carter
who wrote this piece.
Mini-Battery of Achievement
A review of the Mini-Battery of
A discussion by Cisco and Eggbert
about the utility of short form IQ tests.
to Create a Short Form Test
Description of how to generate
a deviation score for combinations of subtests.
the Block Turns: Interpretation of block rotations on block design
Why do kids rotate those blocks
anyway? Possibly some answers.
What can we really say from the
result of our tests
An interesting bit of history that
highlights the need to check the normative data provided by test
publishers. This involves the Halstead-Reitan test.
description of a number of commonly used assessment tools.
How To Review A
Test An outline that may be
useful in evaluating a test before using it. Since everyone knows
that "If the test publisher publishes a test 'It must be good'" ,
John Willis and I present this outline in an effort to show how to
prove (or disprove) that notion.
Measuring Aspects of Phonological Awareness
Comparisons of several new and old test of Phonological Awareness
Tests of Nonverbal Intelligence (CTONI) Short
and to the point description by John Willis of this test.
AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE SCALES (OWLS) Review
of the OWLS Written Scale by John Willis.