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Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Batteries for Children

  • Nancy L. Nussbaum
  • Erin D. Bigler
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to review the children’s version of the Halstead—Reitan neuropsychological test batteries for children. The Halstead—Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery for Children 9 to 14 years of age (Reitan & Davison, 1974) and the Reitan—Indiana Test Battery for Children ages 5 through 8 (Reitan, 1969) are two children’s batteries based on the adult version of the Halstead—Reitan (Reitan & Wolfsun, 1985). These two batteries will be discussed in terms of their development and validity. This discussion will be followed by a description of the measures, their administration, scoring, and the functional domains they are purported to measure. Finally, the interpretation of test results obtained from the Halstead—Reitan and the Reitan—Indiana will be discussed.

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Neuropsychological Performance Neuropsychological Measure Tactile Perception Neuropsychological Test Battery Adult Version 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy L. Nussbaum
    • 1
  • Erin D. Bigler
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Austin Neurological ClinicAustinUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyBrigham Young UniversityProvoUSA
  3. 3.LDS HospitalSalt Lake CityUSA

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