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WISC-III Clinical Use and Interpretation

WISC-III Clinical Use and Interpretation

Aurelio Prifitera | Donald H. Saklofske



The WISC-III is the most frequently used IQ assessment technique in the United States. This book discusses the clinical use of the WISC-III with respect to specific clinical populations, and covers research findings on the validity and reliability of the test. It also includes standardization data from the Psychological Corporation. Many of the contributors participated in the development of the WISC-III and are in a unique position to discuss the clinical uses of this measure.
The book describes the WISC-III from scientist-practitioner perspectives. It provides methods to aid in understanding and interpreting the WISC-III results for various groups of exceptional children. The book also presents detailed descriptions of behavior and achievement as well as recommendations for test interpreting standards.
WISC-III Clinical Use and Interpretation has immediate and practical relevance to professionals who administer, interpret, or use the results of the WISC-III. The solid writing by leading experts makes the contents of this book an essential reference for WISC-III users.

  • Leading experts discuss the clinical use of the WISC-III
  • Thorough coverage of the literature with many new findings
  • Covers wide range of exceptionalities from AD/HD to learning disabilities
  • Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers

" exceptionally complete piece of work assembled by knowledgeable researchers...a valuable book which has become, for me, the primary reference tool for assessment".
Canadian Journal of School Psychology