Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT)
Is Wiat an IQ test?Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT)
The Wechsler Individual Achievement Test is an academic achievement test designed by the same authors who developed the Wechsler IQ tests.
What does the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test measure?The WIAT stands of the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test. An achievement test measures how an individual is doing in areas of academic school work. The WIAT give a summary of function in common school subjects like reading, math, written language, and oral language.
Who can administer the Wiat test?Professionals who are involved in psychological or educational testing and who have training in the use of individually administered assessment instruments are qualified to administer and interpret the WIAT-III.
What does the Wiat 3 measure?The Wechsler Individual Achievement Test–III (WIAT–III) is a standardized academic achievement test used to measure previously learned knowledge in the areas of Reading, Written Language, Mathematics, and Oral Language. The scores are based on age norms.
Does ADHD affect IQ test scores?ADHD is often also associated with lower intelligence quotient (IQ; e.g., Crosbie and Schachar, 2001). For instance, Frazier et al. (2004) reported in their meta-analysis that in comparison to individuals without ADHD, individuals with ADHD score an average of 9 points lower on most commercial IQ tests
What is the highest IQ score on Wechsler?160The highest score that can be obtained on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-III, which is the preeminent test of intelligence used in the United States today for identifying gifted children, is 160. For the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III, the ceiling is slightly lower: 155.
Is the Wiat III reliable and valid?The average reliability coefficients for the WIAT–III composite scores are all excellent (. 91–. 98) and are generally higher than those of the individual subtests that make up the composite scores. Reliability is not reported for component scores of subtests.