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The WORD, WOLD and WOND have been updated. The WIAT-IIUK provides reliable assessment of reading, language and numerical attainment in one test. An expanded age range, more comprehensive items, and streamlined test materials are just a few of the many benefits of the new Wechsler Individual Achievement Test—Second UK Edition (WIAT-IIUK).
WIAT-IIUK is a rich, reliable source of information about an individual's achievement skills and it allows you to assess problem-solving abilities by evaluating the process as well as the product. The WIAT-IIUK is unique in that it is directly linked to the WISC-IVUK and so provides excellent comparisons of achievement and ability.
There are 3 measures of reading:
- Reading Comprehension
- Pseudoword Decoding
There are 2 measures of numerical attainment:
There are 2 measures of written language attainment:
- Written expression
There are 2 measures of oral language attainment:Oral expression
- Listening comprehension
- Oral expression
In order to better assess both low and high-functioning individuals, WIAT-IIUK includes more comprehensive items that provide a lower floor and a higher ceiling. With WIAT-IIUK, you can choose the subtests you need to administer, engage examinees with interesting tasks that are instructionally relevant, and develop plans with detailed skills analysis information.
WIAT-IIUK allows you to go beyond the correctness of a response and begin to examine how the individual solves problems and employs strategies and how this performance matches curricular expectations.
Using the WIAT-IIUK with adult examinees
The WIAT-IIUK was standardised on children aged 4 years to 16 years 11 months in the UK. However, adult norms from the U.S study are available from 17 to 85 years by simply purchasing the adult scoring and normative supplement for use with your existing materials.