Tests Typically Used in Our Assessments

Psychoeducational Assessments

Our psychoeducational assessments reflect the most current research developments in learning disability and attention deficit disorder evaluation. Our assessment batteries, informed by the Cross-Battery Assessment model, are selected from the following:

  1. Developmental History
    • Aggregate Neurobehavioral Student Health & Educational Review (ANSER)
    • Clinical/Developmental Interview
  2. Tests of Cognitive Abilities
    • Woodcock Johnson-III Test of Cognitive Abilities, Extended Battery (WJ III-Cognitive) or
      Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Third Edition (WAIS-IV) or Wechsler Intelligence Scale for
      Children-IV (WISC-IV) supplemented by WJ III CHC Clusters
    • Bender Gestalt-II
    • Rey Complex Figure Test
  3. Achievement Test Batteries
    • Wechsler Individual Achievement Test- Second Edition (WIAT-II) or
      Woodcock Johnson-III Achievement Standard Battery, supplemented as necessary
    • Learning & Study Skills Inventory (LASSI)
  4. Standardized Behavioral Checklists and Non-clinical Personality Test
    • Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL-Parent & Teacher Forms), Youth Self-Report (YSR),
      Adult Self-Report (ASR), and/or Adult Behavior Checklist (ABCL)
    • NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI)
  5. Tests of Attention & Executive Function (predominantly for ADHD questions)
    • Basic Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF Forms for children & adults)
    • Brown Attention Deficit Disorder Scale
    • Connors Continuous Performance Test (CCPT)
    • Woodcock-Johnson III Executive Processes Clinical Cluster
    • Woodcock-Johnson III Broad Attention Clinical Cluster
    • Woodcock-Johnson III Working Memory Clinical Cluster
    • Rey Complex Figure Test-Boston Qualitative Scoring or Developmental
  6. When Indicated, Extended Personality Assessment
    • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) or Minnesota Multiphasic
      Personality Inventory-Adolescents (MMPI-A) or Personality Assessment Inventory
      (PAI) (adult or Adolescent version)
    • Rorschach
    • Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
    • Human Figure & Kinetic Family Drawings (children & adolescents only)

Psychological/Diagnostic Assessments

    • Clinical Interview & Mental Status Exam

Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI) or Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV (WAIS-IV) or Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-IV (WISC-IV)

  • One Standardized Clinical Personality Measure:
    • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) or Minnesota Multiphasic Personality
      Inventory-Adolescents (MMPI-A) or
    • Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) (Adult or Adolescent version)
  • Selected Projective Tests:
    • Rorschach
    • Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
    • Human Figure & Kinetic Family Drawings (children & adolescents)