Pediatric Test of Brain Injury (PTBI)
The PTBI is the only criterion-referenced, standardized test designed to assess neurocognitive, language, and literacy abilities of children and adolescents ages 6–16 years who are recovering from brain injury. The PTBI is intended to assist clinicians in developing a baseline of cognitive linguistic abilities in the acute stages of recovery; quickly identify strengths and weaknesses in order to build a functional treatment plan; monitor functional changes and track recovery patterns; and guide recommendations concerning school reintegration and academic performance.
The PTBI was designed to assess typical areas of impairment in children and adolescents with brain injury including the domains of attention, memory, language, and executive functions. The test can be administered early as well as later in the recovery process. The goal was to develop a test for children and adolescents that includes tasks assessing cognitive abilities that...
- Hotz, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nelson, N., & Plante, E. (2010). Pediatric test of brain injury. Baltimore: Paul Brookes Publishing Company.Google Scholar