Wechsler Individual Achievement Test - Second Edition (WIAT-II)
Other Languages: English
Publication Date: 2001
WIAT–II allows you to go beyond the correctness of a response and begin to examine how the individual solves problems and employs strategies and how this performance matches curricular expectations, thereby evaluating the process as well as the product.
Efficient And Practical
- Flexible administration – entire battery or select subtests
- Interesting and instructionally relevant tasks
- Hand or computer scoring
- Detailed skills analysis to guide intervention
- Streamlined test materials for easy transport
- Meets IDEA guidelines
- Expanded to include ages 4 through adult
- Test design incorporates current scientifically-based research on reading and mathematics achievement measurement
- Subtests include easier (lower floor) and more challenging (higher ceiling) items to better test lowand high-functioning individuals
- Emerging academic skills are addressed in reading, math, and oral language subtests
- Stimulus booklets contain color artwork
- Co-normed with Wechsler tests for continuity of evaluation
- Co-normed with the diagnostic tool, PAL™: Test Battery for Reading and Writing
- Holistic and analytic scoring rubrics developed in consultation with leading reading and writing experts
- Large validity studies conducted with clinical populations (individuals with learning disabilities, ADD, language-learning disabilities, hearing impairment, gifted)
Areas of Assessment
This comprehensive battery includes a broad sample of curriculum content. Subtests include a detailed description of the specific curriculum objective(s) underlying items to facilitate a thorough evaluation of an individual’s skill area strengths and weaknesses.
WIAT®-II provides norm-referenced information about all areas specified by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
If administering WIAT–II with the DAS®, a special supplement provides you with valuable information, based on a sample of 105 children ages 6-16 who were given both tests. The supplement includes significance tables for simple-difference, predicted ability-achievement, and frequencies of observed discrepancies at the composite and subtest level.
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Out-of-Level Supplement information for WIAT®-II Written Expression and Oral Expression Software Update
Following the publication of the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test® - Second Edition (WIAT® -II), we received many requests to develop age-based norms on Written Expression and Oral Expression subtests for children who are older than their grade-group peers. We are pleased to inform you that we have responded to your request.
The Examiner's Manual has been updated to incorporate the new out of level age-based normative information.
For WIAT® -II Scoring Assistant clients:
Please click on the link below to download the free update to the WIAT® -II Scoring Assistant. This update will provide enhanced scoring logic based upon the recently published WIAT® -II Written Expression and Oral Expression Age-Based Norms and Out-of-Level Supplement.
Click here for WIAT-II Scoring Assistant update (file size 6.4MB).
For those clients using WIAT® -II Scoring Assistant and WPPSI-III Scoring Assistant (US and International), WPPSI-III Writer (US and International), WISC-IV Scoring Assistant (US and International), WISC-IV Writer (US and International), WISC-IV Integrated Scoring Assistant, or WISC-IV Integrated Writer, an update to these products will be available shortly. To ensure these updates are received automatically, please check the Enable Auto Updates feature under Options on the main menu of PsychCorpCenter.
If you do not have an internet connection and want to request this update on a CD, please provide the following information and send an e-mail to Customer.Service1@pearson.com:
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Please allow 7 to 10 business days to receive the update to WIAT® -II Scoring Assistant.
Scoring Assistants and Software
WIAT–II gives you the choice of hand scoring or optional scoring software that provides information specific to the needs of both examiners and examinees. Either scoring method allows for a detailed skills analysis, specifying an individual’s strengths and appropriate intervention targets. Timesaving joint scoring and reporting programs are also available to accommodate the links with the Wechsler cognitive scales.
WIAT®–II Scoring Assistant®
This efficient software automatically scores and reports the WIAT–II, identifying academic strengths and weaknesses; comparing performance to age- and grade-based norms; and providing error analysis by subtest to guide intervention planning. The WIAT-II Scoring Assistant works with the WISC-IV Scoring Assistant (sold separately) to obtain discrepancy scores. Call for a free flyer, 999-8904-34X-IP190, or sample report, 999-8904-293-IP190.
WIAT-II Scoring Assistant® | WISC-IV Writer®
Simplify the scoring and reporting process with these two programs that report and interpret results from WISC–IV and WIAT–II and provide appropriate recommendations. Report options include a Parent Report, a Tables and Graphs Report, and an Interpretive Report.
WAIS®–III—WMS®–III—WIAT®–II Scoring Assistant®
A revision of the Scoring Assistant® for the Wechsler® Scales for Adults (SAWS™–A), this software summarizes results of WAIS–III, the Wechsler Memory Scale®—Third Edition (WMS®–III), and WIAT–II into concise reports and graphs, with additional comparison reports for WAIS–III/WIAT–II. Call for a free flyer, 999-8904-358-IP190, or sample report, 999-8904-307-IP190.
This software reports results from all three of these Wechsler tests and offers a clear, concise interpretation of cognitive, memory, and achievement scores, including alternative clinical interpretive considerations.
Click software updates for a full list of product downloads.