Assessment of children, revised and updated third edition by Jerome M Sattler

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Individual tests should be administered when there is reason to question the validity of the results of group tests or when an ex­ tremely careful evaluation of the examinee's performance is needed . You should discuss the reasons for individual assessment with referral sources in order to familiarize them with its values and limitations. Such discussions may lead to a reduction in the number of children unnecessarily referred for individual assessment, making it easier to provide prompt and intensive services to children most in need of individual assessment .

Amalie Grabowski Mr. Scott M . Hofer Ms. Julie Johnson Ms. Melissa Kessler Ms. Eileen Koecher Ms. Sharon Levy Ms. Patricia McCabe Mr. John Meadors Ms. Janis Paprocki Mr. Robin Rakosi Mr. Mark T. Rhea Ms. Shelly Ruderman Mr. Christopher Seck Ms. Bita Vokhshour Ms. Kim Weiner I have also benefited from the generosity of many psy­ chologists who willingly shared thei r cases with me. Their help enabled me to present some outstanding examples of psychological evaluations from a clinical or school psy­ chology perspective .

Thei r help is gratefully acknowledged . I also wish to thank Anne Brook and Joseph Ferrara from the Media Technology Services at San Diego State University for their help with reproducing various figures needed in the text. I also wish to recognize the contribution of Joseph J . Ryan to the Wechsler Assessment of Intelligence Scale­ Revised chapter. I t was a pleasure working with you on this chapter. Michael Geisser is to be thanked for his help in performing the factor analyses on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - Revised and the Stanford-Binet Intel­ ligence Scal e : Fourth Edition .

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