Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Peabody Individual Achievement Test, Revised

  • Martin A. VolkerEmail author
  • Audrey Smerbeck
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_1580

Synonyms

PIAT-R; PIAT-R-NU

Description

General Description

The PIAT-R (Markwardt 1989) is an individually administered test of academic achievement normed on a stratified sample of over 1500 individuals in grades K to 12, consistent with the 1985 US census. A 1998 normative update of the PIAT-R (PIAT-R-NU; Markwardt 1998) was conducted in concert with three other individually administered instruments (i.e., the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, KeyMath-Revised, and Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests-Revised). The update involved the use of special norming, linking, and equating procedures across the four instruments. As a part of this norming strategy, a subsample of 749 individuals of ages 5–22 years had the full PIAT-R administered to them, but each PIAT-R subtest was normed on a larger sample of between 1200 and 2800 examinees. The normative update was stratified to be representative of the 1994 US census.

The PIAT-R consists of five core subtests (i.e., General Information,...

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References and Readings

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School and Educational PsychologyUniversity at Buffalo, The State University of New YorkBuffaloUSA