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Educational and Perceptual Testing

  • Stewart Gabel
  • Gerald D. Oster
  • Steven M. Butnik

Abstract

When school-aged children are referred to the clinician for diagnosis, it is helpful to assess educational achievement since often academic problems are associated with a broad range of behavioral dysfunction.1 Assessing performance in school subject areas is also important in monitoring a child’s learning progress as well as in preparing school programs or interventions. Achievement tests attempt to measure the effects of a relatively standardized set of academic experiences such as that obtained in the public school system. This is in contrast to readiness tests, for example, the Metropolitan Readiness Tests, which try to predict how well prepared a child might be for school.2

Keywords

Standard Score Visual Motor Perceptual Test Wide Range Achievement Visual Motor Integration 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stewart Gabel
    • 1
  • Gerald D. Oster
    • 2
  • Steven M. Butnik
    • 3
  1. 1.New York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterWhite PlainsUSA
  2. 2.Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents (RICA)RockvilleUSA
  3. 3.Independent PracticeRichmondUSA

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