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Coming summer 2017
The latest version of the most reliable and comprehensive assessment of reading, language and numerical attainment, Wechsler Individual Achievement Test - Third UK Edition (WIAT-IIIUK) will publish summer 2017. For the first time WIAT-IIIUK will be available digitally via Q-interactive (available September 2017) as well as in traditional paper-and-pencil format (available July 2017).
The WIAT-IIIUK is suitable for use in a variety of clinical, educational, and research settings. Clinician’s can use WIAT-IIIUK results to:
- Identify the academic strengths and weaknesses of a student
- Inform decisions regarding eligibility for educational services, educational placement, or diagnosis of a specific learning difficulty
- Plan intervention
- Measure progress.
Features and Benefits
- 16 subtests to evaluate listening, speaking, reading, writing, and mathematics skills
- 3 new subtests - oral reading fluency, maths fluency and early reading skills.
Eight composite scores:
- Oral Language
- Total Reading
- Basic Reading
- Reading Comprehension and Fluency
- Written Expression
- Maths Fluency
- Total Achievement.
- Age-based standard scores
- Percentile ranks
- Stanines age equivalents
- Growth scores.
The WIAT-IIIUK was standardised on a fully stratified sample of over 700 children and young people, based on the UK 2011 Census. The WIAT-IIIUK will be correlated with the Wechsler achievement tests of comparable ages.
Updates to support EHCP, DSA and AA requirements, and best practice:
- New UK norms from 4:0 - 25:11 years
- Upwards extension of UK norms to 25:11 years
- Standard scores for all subtests
- Growth scores
- Comparisons with Wechsler ability scores.
Digital format on Q-interactive
Available on Q-interactive in September 2017 the WIAT-IIIUK includes access to the same content as the WIAT-IIIUK paper-and-pencil format, plus an expanding library of assessments including WISC®-VUK, WAIS®-IVUK, WMS®-IVUK, KTEA™-3, NEPSY®-II, and D-KEFS™. Q-interactive walks you through administering a test, providing you with item-level administration directions, display of stimuli, capture of the child or young person's responses, and scoring.
Scoring and reporting: Real-time scoring and immediate access to results and reports makes interpreting test results easier and more time saving than ever before.
Available in July 2017 the traditional paper-and-pencil format the WIAT-IIIUK complete kit includes: Examiner's Manual, UK Scoring and Normative Manual; UK audio files and US Technical Manual on a USB flashdrive; Stimulus Book, Oral Reading Fluency Booklet; Word Card, Pseudoword Card, a pack of 25 Record Forms and 25 Response Booklets; Scoring Workbook.
Scoring and reporting: Hand scoring and new web-based scoring on Q-global will help to cut down on the time you spend on result's creation.
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