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Assessment Tools

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This is a compiliation of several various assessment tools used for identifying the need for special education and related services. The majority of assessments are nationally normed and aim to offer insights about a students performance when compared against their same age peers.




  Cognitive Assessments

Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intellifent Test (KAIT)
Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI)
Stanford Binet Intelligence Scales, Fifth Edition (SB-V)
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)
Reynold's Intellectual Assessment Scales (RAIS)
Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning (WRAML2)
Woodcock-Johnson Test of Cognitive Abilities (WJ III)
Cognitive Assessment System (CAS)
Kauffman Assessment Battery for Children, 2nd Edition (KABC)
Differential Abilities Scale (DAS-II)


  Cognitive Nonverbal Assessments

Comprehensive Test of Nonverbal Intelligence (CTONI)
Naglieri Nonverbal Abilities Test (NNAT)
Test of Nonverbal Intelligence, 3rd Edition (TONI-3)
Universal Nonverbal intellifence Test (UNIT)
Leiter International Perfermance Scale, Revised (Leiter-R)



Beery-Buktenica Test of Visual-Motor Integration. 5th edition (VMI)
Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP)
Bender Visual-Motor Gestalt test, 2nd Edition (Bender-Gestalt II)
The Developmental Neuropsychological Assessment (NEPSY-II)
Auditory Processing Skills (TAPS-3)
Children's Memory Scale (CMS)
Test of Visual Perceptial Skills, 3rd Edition (TVPS-3)
Wechsler Memory Scale, 4th Edition (WMS-4)



  Behavior Assessments

Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second
Edition (BASC-2)
Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Functioning (BRIEF)
Robert's II
Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale (BERS-II)
Feelings, Attitudes and Behaviors Scales for
Children (FABS-C)
Beck Youth Inventories for Children and Adolescents (BECK YOUTH)



  Social & Emotional

Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC-2)
Sentence Completion
Draw A Person, House, Tree
Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale (BERS-II)
Children's Depression Inventory (CDI)
Beck Youth Inventories (BYI)
Thematic Apperception Test
Feelings, Attitudes and Behaviors Scales for
Children (FABS-C )
Draw A Person, Screening Procedure for
Emotional Disturbance (DAP:SPED)
Multi-Dimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC)
Self Esteem Index (SEI)
Child Self Report Projective Inventory (CSRPI)
Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS)
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)
Achenbach System of Empirically Based
Assessment (ASEBA)


  Autism Characteristics

Children’s Autism Rating Scale (CARS-II)
Asperger Syndrome Diagnostic Scale (ASDS)
(Gilliam’s Autism Rating Scale (GARS-II)
Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI-R)
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)



Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (Vineland-II)
Adaptive Behavior Assessment System (ABAS-II)
Scales of Independent Behavior (SIB-R)




Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and
Placement Program (VB-MAPP)
Receptive One Word Picture Vocabulary Test (ROWPVT -4)
(Expressive One Word Picture Vocabulary Test (EOWPVT-4)
Preschool Language Scale Communication Matrix (PLS-4)
Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ)



Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement (WJ-III)
Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT-III)
Brigance Inventory of Early Development (IED-III) Brigance Transition Skills Inventory
Brigance Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills II (CIBS-II) Student Annual Needs Determination Inventory (SANDI)
Bracken School Readiness Assessment (Bracken-III ) Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA-II)
Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills (ABLLS-R)