Draw A Person: A Quantitative Scoring System
(Draw A Person: QSS)
Overview: Provide a measure of intellectual ability through human figure drawing
Administration: Paper–and–pencil; individual or group administration
Completion Time: 15 minutes
Norms: Standard Scores, Percentile Ranks, and Age Equivalents
Publication Date: 1988
Use the task of human figure drawing to reveal intellectual ability. In just 15 minutes, Draw A Person: QSS can be used as a part of a comprehensive assessment, as a screening device, or as a supplement to other intelligence tests.
Influences of primary language, verbal skills, fine motor coordination, and time pressure are reduced with these tasks.
Draw A Person: QSS offers the most modern, efficient, and objective scoring system available. A training section in the Manual facilitates consistent use of the system. Clear scoring guidelines reflect the many possible ways a child can respond.