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The uses of the WISC-III and the WAIS-III with people with a learning disability: Three concerns

Whitaker, Simon (2005) The uses of the WISC-III and the WAIS-III with people with a learning disability: Three concerns. Clinical Psychology Forum, 50. pp. 37-40. ISSN 1473-8279

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      Abstract

      From information in the WISC-III and WAIS-III manuals it is apparent that these assessments may have anomalous item difficulty, a higher floor, and inaccurate percentiles, at lower IQ levels.

      Item Type: Article
      Additional Information: ‘Reproduced with permission from Clinical Psychology Forum © The British Psychological Society 2005.
      Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
      Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
      School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
      School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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      Depositing User: Simon Whitaker
      Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2009 09:31
      Last Modified: 22 Dec 2010 16:41
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/4350

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