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Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®-Fifth Edition
(WISC®-V)

 

Overview: Measure a child's intellectual ability. Discover the Power of V: WISCV.com

Age Range: Children aged 6:0–16:11

Administration: Paper-and-pencil or digital

Completion Time: Core subtests: ~60 minutes

Scores/Interpretation: FSIQ, Primary Index Scores and Ancillary Index Scores

Scoring Options: Q-interactive® Web-based Administration and Scoring, Q-global™ Scoring & Reporting or Manual Scoring

 
 
 

Product Details

COMING FALL 2014!

The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®–Fifth Edition is the latest version of the most proven, trusted intellectual ability measure in the world. It provides a comprehensive measure of overall intellectual ability, as well as five specific cognitive domains that impact performance in the classroom and beyond. Also included are a number of additional composite scores designed for specific clinical situations.

Features & Benefits

The WISC–V delivers more control, more flexibility, and more content than ever before. It includes notable improvements to make identifying the issues— and finding the solutions—faster and easier, without sacrificing the Wechsler gold standard of excellence.

More critical insights into a child's cognitive abilities

The WISC–V gives you access to more subtest content, resulting in a broader view of the child's cognitive abilities and increased interpretive power. New subtests are targeted to common reasons for referral of children, such as the presence of a specific learning disability, as well as special clinical situations, such as evaluations of children who are English language learners.

  • Separate visual spatial and fluid reasoning composites
  • New measures of naming facility (rapid automatized naming) and associative memory to evaluate cognitive processes relevant to learning disabilities
  • New measures of visual spatial ability, fluid reasoning, and visual working memory
  • New ancillary scores for specific clinical situations
  • Increased options for a flexible, customized assessment

View the WISC subtest content.

More efficient and user-friendly

The WISC–V empowers you with more control and flexibility by increasing construct coverage but not adding to testing time. Flexibility in the revised structure provides a Full Scale IQ with fewer subtests, allowing more time to utilize other subtests designed for specific clinical situations.

  • Simplified instructions with reduced vocabulary level
  • Reduced testing time to produce five index scores
  • Less time to get the Full Scale IQ
  • Modernized item content and visual stimuli
  • Shorter discontinue rules
  • Refined scoring criteria

More evidence of reliability, validity, and clinical utility

The WISC–V is not tied to just one theory. We've utilized contemporary research on intelligence theory, neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, and clinical practice to produce this latest revision.

  • Basic structure revised to yield five, factor-based index scores
  • Strengths and weaknesses available at both the index and subtest levels
  • Additional link to achievement through studies with both the WIAT®–III and the KTEA™-3

Users & Applications

School psychologists, clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists working in schools, clinics, hospitals, universities and forensics can use the WISC–V for diverse applications such as:

  • identifying intellectual disabilities,
  • identifying and diagnosing learning disabilities/disorders,
  • evaluating of cognitive processing strengths and weaknesses,
  • assessing for giftedness, and
  • assessing the impact of brain injuries

Scoring

Scoring and Reporting

Scoring and reporting options will be available through Pearson's Q-interactive and Q-global platforms, offering:

  • 24/7 secure, web-based access
  • Portability: Q-global can be used on mobile devices such as a laptop or tablet
  • On-demand, reliable scoring and comprehensive reporting solutions
  • Pricing on a per-report basis

Watch for more information about WISC -V scoring and reporting options, pricing and availability.

Two options for scoring and reporting the WISC-V are now available on Q-global.

The first option is to pay per-report. Customers who administer the WISC-V only a few times each year, or those who want the flexibility to pay only as the assessment is used, may prefer this option.

The second option is to select an "unlimited use" subscription, where one user of the WISC-V gets unlimited scoring and reporting for one, three, or five years depending on the selected term of the subscription. This may be a better option for customers who administer the WISC-V several times each year—and don't want to worry about keeping track of their report expenses.

WISC-V Score Report

  • Automatically converts total raw scores to subtest scaled scores
  • Automatically converts sums of scaled scores to composite including the FSIQ and numerous index scores
  • Provides strengths and weakness analysis at the index and subtest levels
  • Performs score comparisons at the index and subtest levels
  • Generates score reports with tables and graphs

Training

  • Orientation Training Series

    These brief, pre-recorded sessions have been developed to familiarize you with the WISC-V. All you need is access to the Internet and the sound enabled on your computer. Please keep in mind that the session may take a few minutes to load.

    WISC-V Overview

    WISC-V Digital Overview

     

Upcoming Webinars

  • Preparing for WISC-V: Essential Information

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD

    This session is designed to go somewhat beyond the overviews of the Wechsler intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition (WISC-V) that have been previously presented. The focus of this session will be to take a deeper dive into how the revisions to the Scale better inform clinicians, parents, and educators about how a student’s cognitive needs and strengths impact learning and other daily activities. Content is intended for those practitioners who routinely assess students between the ages of 6 and 16 for the provision of special services, and have attended one of the live or recorded introductory sessions. During the presentation, participants gain information to help them in using the WISC-V to understand student needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the new components of the WISC-V, such as new subtests, index, and ancillary scores.

    Digital or Paper- You Now Have a Choice!
    This session is applicable whether you choose to use WISC-V in traditional paper and pencil format or on Q-interactive. If you are looking for a more detailed description of Q-interactive and WISC-V, we encourage you to attend a recorded session regarding the WISC-V on Q-interactive, or a Q-interactive Overview webinar

    Date: Aug 21, 2014  Time: 12:00 PM EDT  Register Now

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  • Preparing for WISC-V: Essential Information

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD

    This session is designed to go somewhat beyond the overviews of the Wechsler intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition (WISC-V) that have been previously presented. The focus of this session will be to take a deeper dive into how the revisions to the Scale better inform clinicians, parents, and educators about how a student’s cognitive needs and strengths impact learning and other daily activities. Content is intended for those practitioners who routinely assess students between the ages of 6 and 16 for the provision of special services, and have attended one of the live or recorded introductory sessions. During the presentation, participants gain information to help them in using the WISC-V to understand student needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the new components of the WISC-V, such as new subtests, index, and ancillary scores.

    Digital or Paper- You Now Have a Choice!
    This session is applicable whether you choose to use WISC-V in traditional paper and pencil format or on Q-interactive. If you are looking for a more detailed description of Q-interactive and WISC-V, we encourage you to attend a recorded session regarding the WISC-V on Q-interactive, or a Q-interactive Overview webinar

    Date: Sep 16, 2014  Time: 12:00 PM EDT  Register Now

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Past Webinars

  • Preparing for WISC-V: Essential Information

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD

    This session is designed to go somewhat beyond the overviews of the Wechsler intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition (WISC-V) that have been previously presented. The focus of this session will be to take a deeper dive into how the revisions to the Scale better inform clinicians, parents, and educators about how a student’s cognitive needs and strengths impact learning and other daily activities. Content is intended for those practitioners who routinely assess students between the ages of 6 and 16 for the provision of special services, and have attended one of the live or recorded introductory sessions. During the presentation, participants gain information to help them in using the WISC-V to understand student needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the new components of the WISC-V, such as new subtests, index, and ancillary scores.

    Digital or Paper- You Now Have a Choice!
    This session is applicable whether you choose to use WISC-V in traditional paper and pencil format or on Q-interactive. If you are looking for a more detailed description of Q-interactive and WISC-V, we encourage you to attend a recorded session regarding the WISC-V on Q-interactive, or a Q-interactive Overview webinar

    Date: Jul 22, 2014

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  • WISC-V: Setting the new standard for understanding cognitive strengths and needs

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD

    When conducting a comprehensive evaluation, it is imperative that cognitive assessment instruments be reliable and valid, developmentally appropriate, and clinically useful. This session will provide an overview of how the Wechsler intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition (WISC-V) has been revised to better inform parents and educators about how a student’s cognitive needs and strengths impact learning and other daily activities. Content is intended for those practitioners who routinely assess students between the ages of 6 and 16 for the provision of special services. The session will help participants understand how the theoretical underpinnings and content of the measure aid them to understand student needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the changes from the WISC-IV to WISC-V, including new subtests and index scores. If you have attended a previous session, you may want to wait another month or so, as we begin to add new content to our sessions.

    Date: Jun 11, 2014

    pdf PDF: WISC-V: Setting the new standard for understanding cognitive strengths and needs

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  • Understanding cognitive strengths and needs using the WISC-V

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD

    The session will help participants understand how the theoretical underpinnings and content of the measure help them to understand student needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the fresh aspects of the WISC-V, such as new subtests and index scores, interpretive approaches, and how to make the most out of using WISC-V on Q-interactive. While this session is not intended to provide specific instruction on using Q-interactive or the paper edition of the WISC-V, remember that there will be online training included with your purchase of WISC-V! This session is intended to help you make decisions between a paper and pencil administration and a digital administration, and to prepare you to use the instrument as part of a comprehensive assessment.

    Date: May 21, 2014

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  • Introducing Digital WISC-V on Q-interactive

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD

    Our main focus during this session will be on providing you with an orientation to the WISC-V as it will be presented on Q-interactive, our interactive digital assessment system. We will review some of the advantages of using technology in assessment, as well as the features of the WISC-V on Q-interactive. As a result of attending this webinar, participants will be able to make informed decisions regarding paper and digital applications of the WISC-V and other assessments.

    Date: May 07, 2014

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  • Introducing Digital WISC-V on Q-interactive

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD

    Are you thinking about making the move to technology-assisted assessment with the release of the WISC-V on Q-interactive? If so, then this session is for you! Our main focus will be on providing you with an orientation to the WISC-V as it will be presented on Q-interactive, our interactive digital assessment system. We will review some of the advantages of using technology in assessment, as well as the features of the WISC-V on Q-interactive. As a result of attending this webinar, participants will be able to make informed decisions regarding paper and digital applications of the WISC-V and other assessments

    Date: Mar 20, 2014

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  • WISC-V: Setting the new standard for understanding cognitive strengths and needs

    Presenter: Amy Dilworth Gabel, PhD

    This session will provide an overview of how the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition (WISC-V) has been revised to better inform parents and educators about how a student’s cognitive needs and strengths impact learning and other daily activities. Content is intended for those practitioners who routinely assess students between the ages of 6 and 16 for the provision of special services. The session will help participants understand how the theoretical underpinnings and content of the measure help them to understand student needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the changes from the WISC-IV to WISC-V, including new subtests and index scores. We will also introduce how to use information gathered from a WISC-V in eligibility decisions and in developing intervention plans.

    Date: Mar 18, 2014

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Pricing & Ordering


Special pre-publication kit pricing is now available!

Place your order before October 18, 2014 to receive this special discount on WISC-V kits. You will not be billed until materials ship in 2014.

Q-global Unlimited-use Scoring Subscriptions now available!

Two pricing options are now available for WISC-V scoring and reporting on Q-global. In addition to the current per-report price of $2.00, there is now an unlimited-use scoring and reporting subscription available at the following prices:

  • 1-year subscription - $35
  • 3-year subscription - $99
  • 5-year subscription - $149

Important note: Each subscription is per user for the WISC-V only and will begin on the date of order processing unless otherwise requested.

For information about Q-interactive pricing, please visit HelloQ.com/home or get a personalized quote.

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Order Components

 
Q-global® Web-based Scoring and Reporting
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  • Kits

    Price

    Qty

     
  • WISC-V Complete Kit with 25 WISC-V Score Reports
    0158008375
    $1,078.50
     
  • WISC-V Complete Kit - Soft Bag with 25 WISC-V Score Reports
    0158008383
    $1,132.50
     
  • WISC-V Complete Kit - Hard Case with 25 WISC-V Score Reports
    0158008391
    $1,141.50
     
  • Administration Materials

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    Qty

     
  • WISC-V Record Forms with 25 Score Reports
    0158008405
    $172.50
     
 
Unlimited-Use Scoring Subscriptions
 
 
  • Kits

    Price

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  • Reports (Usages)

    Price

    Qty

     
  • WISC-V Scoring with Score Report 1-Year Subscription
    QG1WC5
    $35.00
     
  • WISC-V Scoring with Score Report 3-Year Subscription
    QG3WC5
    $99.00
     
  • WISC-V Scoring with Score Report 5-Year Subscription
    QG5WC5
    $149.00
     
 
 
Manual Scoring
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  • Kits

    Price

    Qty

     
  • WISC-V Complete Kit
    0158978447
    $1,031.00
     
  • WISC-V Complete Kit - Soft Bag
    0158978455
    $1,085.00
     
    Includes: Administration and Scoring Manual, Technical and Interpretive Manual, Stimulus Books 1-3, 25 Record Forms, 25 Response Booklets #1, 25 Response Booklets #2, Symbol Search Scoring Key, Coding Scoring Key, Cancellation Scoring Template, and Wechsler Standard Block Design Set
  • WISC-V Complete Kit - Hard Case
    0158978463
    $1,094.00
     
  • Manuals

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  • WISC-V Technical and Interpretive Manual
    015897848X
    $215.00
     
  • WISC-V Administration and Scoring Manual
    0158978471
    $215.00
     
  • Administration Materials

    Price

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  • WISC-V Record Forms
    0158978498
    $125.00
     
    Pkg of 25
  • WISC-V Response Booklet 1
    0158978501
    $81.00
     
    Pkg of 25
  • WISC-V Response Booklet 2
    015897851X
    $51.00
     
    Pkg of 25
 
 
 
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