Kaufman ABC II

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Psychoeducational Tests


Woodcock


Johnson III
(WJ III)


Differential Ability Scale (DAS)


Kaufman Assessment Battery for
Children (K
-
ABC II)


Kaufman Assessment Battery for
Children II
(K
-
ABC II)


Alan and Nadeen Kaufman


K
-
ABC 1983


KABC II
-

2004


Was 2 ½ years to 12 ½, revised 3
-

18


Core tests 25 to 55 minutes


Luria model


Supplementary 35 to 70 minutes
-

CHC

Purpose of test


Cognitive assessment


Psychological and clinical assessment


Psychoeducational evaluation of learning
disabilities (LD and ADHD)


Educational planning and placement


Minority group assessment


culture fair


Preschool assessment


Neuropsychological assessment


Research

Theoretical base


Dual Cognitive Theoretical Base


Neuropsychology


Cattell’s

theory (CHC)





general intelligence





crystalized

intelligence = achievement




fluid intelligence = mental processing



specific intelligences

Mental processing


neuropsychological model


Based on Luria’s work on cognitive functioning


Sequential = serialist


Simultaneous = parallel (holist)

Psychometric properties


Strong on:



factor structure



norms



reliability



validity (internal and external)



(some floor and ceiling effects)

19 sub tests

(total possible all ages)

4 or 5 Indexes

mean of 100, standard deviation of 15



Sequential processing (L)



Simultaneous processing (L)



Learning ability (L)



Planning ability (L)



Crystallized ability (CHC)





Sequential Processing

(short term memory)


Hand movement


Number recall


Word order

Simultaneous processing

(visual processing)


Face recognition


Gestalt closure


Triangles


Rover


Pattern reasoning


Block counting


Conceptual thinking

Planning Ability

(fluid reasoning)


Pattern recognition


Story completion

Learning Ability

(long term storage and retrieval)


Atlantis


Atlantis Delayed


Rebus


Rebus Delayed

Crystallized Ability

(knowledge)


Expressive vocabulary


Riddles


Verbal knowledge