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

By Simon Whitaker

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

Topics: BF
Publisher: The British Psychological Society
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:4350

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