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Working within a specified time limit, examinee views a model and a picture, or a picture only and uses red-and-white blocks to re-create the design

Block Design (BD)

Working within a specified time limit, examinee views a model and a picture, or a picture only and uses red-and-white blocks to re-create the design

*Timed

*Discontinue after 2 consecutive scores of 0

*allow extra time for rapport but dont give credit

Abilities:
spatial perception,
analytical thinking, visual/abstract processing
problem solving

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Examinee present 2 words that represent common objects or concepts and describes how similar they are

Similarities (SI)

Examinee present 2 words that represent common objects or concepts and describes how similar they are

General Directions:
Read each statement verbatim "in what way are __ & __ alike?"
Repeat as often as necessary DON’T ALTER words
(emphasize misheard word)
Unclear/vague response or "(Q)" = neutral inquiry (what do you mean)
Give sample/teaching items, corrective feedback, no further asst

Abilities:
logical abstract reasoning
categories and relationships

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Common Errors of Block Design (BD)

1. neglecting to ensure proper variety of block faces showing before item is begun
2. placing model/stimulus book in an incorrect position
3. correcting block rotations more than once during subtest
4. remembering to use reverse rule when adult score is 0 on Design 6, even if they ear 4 points on Design 5

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Common Errors of Similarties (SI)

1. forgetting to give an example of a 2-point response if the examinee's response to Item 4 or 5 is not perfect
2. overquerying or underquerying vague responses

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Common Errors of Digit Span (DS)

1. reading digit sequence too quickly
2. chunking numbers as they are read
3. giving extra help on Digit Span Backward or sequencing
4. forgetting to administer Digit span backward to adults who score 0 on digit span forward
5. forgetting to administer digit span sequencing to adults who score 0 on digit span backward
6. forgetting to start the stopwatch when ct begins
7. not paying attention to ct and allowing them to skip over items
8. allowing a left-handed ct to partially block the key with their left hand and forgetting to give them extra Coding Key

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Examinees suspected of an ______ or ____, should start with Item 1

Examinees suspected of an intellectual disability or general intellectual deficiency, should start with Item 1

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BD

Block Design (BD)

Working within a specified time limit, examinee views a model and a picture, or a picture only and uses red-and-white blocks to re-create the design

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Block Design

Block Design

Working within a specified time limit, examinee views a model and a picture, or a picture only and uses red-and-white blocks to re-create the design

Abilities: spatial perception
analytical thinking
visual and abstract processing
problem solving

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Similarities (SI)

Similarities (SI)

Examinee present 2 words that represent common objects or concepts and describes how similar they are

Abilities:
logical abstract reasoning
categories and relationships

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(SI)

Similarities (SI)

Examinee present 2 words that represent common objects or concepts and describes how similar they are

Abilities:
logical abstract reasoning
categories and relationships

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Matrix Reasoning

Matrix Reasoning (MR)

Examinee views incomplete matrix/series and selects response option that completes the matrix/series

General Directions:
2 types of items: 2x2 matrix + series completion items
Assist on samples only (Sample A = teach 2x2 matrix; Sample B = completion)
*must point to visual stimuli + response options + box with question mark
Ct must point to or say response; (any other verbalization say "show me")
Multiple responses or self-corrects = score intended response only
(if unclear- "which one did you mean?")
30 second time limit; if time is exceeded say ("do you have an answer?") (adjust/give additional time if ct has a pattern of delayed but correct responses)
If discontinue criteria not met; cue to next item ("lets try another one")

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(MR)

Matrix Reasoning (MR)

Examinee views incomplete matrix/series and selects response option that completes the matrix/series

General Directions:
2 types of items: 2x2 matrix + series completion items
Assist on samples only (Sample A = teach 2x2 matrix; Sample B = completion)
*must point to visual stimuli + response options + box with question mark
Ct must point to or say response; (any other verbalization say "show me")
Multiple responses or self-corrects = score intended response only
(if unclear- "which one did you mean?")
30 second time limit; if time is exceeded say ("do you have an answer?") (adjust/give additional time if ct has a pattern of delayed but correct responses)
If discontinue criteria not met; cue to next item ("lets try another one")

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Examinee views incomplete matrix/series and selects response option that completes the matrix/series

Matrix Reasoning (MR)

Examinee views incomplete matrix/series and selects response option that completes the matrix/series

General Directions:
2 types of items: 2x2 matrix + series completion items
Assist on samples only (Sample A = teach 2x2 matrix; Sample B = completion)
*must point to visual stimuli + response options + box with question mark
Ct must point to or say response; (any other verbalization say "show me")
Multiple responses or self-corrects = score intended response only
(if unclear- "which one did you mean?")
30 second time limit; if time is exceeded say ("do you have an answer?") (adjust/give additional time if ct has a pattern of delayed but correct responses)
If discontinue criteria not met; cue to next item ("lets try another one")

Abilities:
nonverbal abstract problem solving
visual analysis
inductive and spatial reasoning

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Common Errors of Matrix Reasoning (MR)

Common Errors of Matrix Reasoning (MR)

1. Continue to item 4 if sample items are incorrect

2. Don’t move to item 1 after samples if samples were correct

3. Don’t give feedback beyond the Sample

4. Don’t allow ct to guess randomly

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Vocabulary (VC)

Vocabulary (VC)

For picture items, examinee names object presented visually. For verbal items, the examinee defines words that are presented visually and orally.

General Directions:
Picture (Items 1-3): give queries as often as needed for appropriate responses :

marginal + generalized + functional + hand gestures
Marginal (Ex. book: "reader") - "yes, but what else is it called?"
Generalized (Ex. basket: "container") - "Yes, but what kind of __ is it?"
Functional (Ex. airplane: "it flies in the air"); point to picture -"yes but whats it called?"
Hand Gestures (Ex. pretend to turn pages) - "Yes, but whats it called?"

Verbal (items 4-30): read verbatim & point to word in book as you pronounce it

Repeat words as needed; DON’T ALTER WORDS
Use local or familiar pronunciation
Ct mistakenly hears different word or incorrect response- "listen carefully, what does __ mean?
Unclear/vague response + followed by (Q) in sample responses "what do you mean?" or "tell me more about it"? (any neutral inquiry)
No credit for pointing only; if no oral response "tell me in words what that is."
Item 5 & 6: teaching items; give feedback if no 2 point response; give no other assistance

Abilities:
word knowledge
language development
verbal fluency

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(VC)

Vocabulary (VC)

For picture items, examinee names object presented visually. For verbal items, the examinee defines words that are presented visually and orally.

General Directions:
Picture (Items 1-3): give queries as often as needed for appropriate responses :

marginal + generalized + functional + hand gestures
Marginal (Ex. book: "reader") - "yes, but what else is it called?"
Generalized (Ex. basket: "container") - "Yes, but what kind of __ is it?"
Functional (Ex. airplane: "it flies in the air"); point to picture -"yes but whats it called?"
Hand Gestures (Ex. pretend to turn pages) - "Yes, but whats it called?"

Verbal (items 4-30): read verbatim & point to word in book as you pronounce it

Repeat words as needed; DON’T ALTER WORDS
Use local or familiar pronunciation
Ct mistakenly hears different word or incorrect response- "listen carefully, what does __ mean?
Unclear/vague response + followed by (Q) in sample responses "what do you mean?" or "tell me more about it"? (any neutral inquiry)
No credit for pointing only; if no oral response "tell me in words what that is."
Item 5 & 6: teaching items; give feedback if no 2 point response; give no other assistance

Abilities:
word knowledge
language development
verbal fluency

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For picture items, examinee names object presented visually. For verbal items, the examinee defines words that are presented visually and orally.

Vocabulary (VC)

For picture items, examinee names object presented visually. For verbal items, the examinee defines words that are presented visually and orally.

General Directions:
Picture (Items 1-3): give queries as often as needed for appropriate responses :

marginal + generalized + functional + hand gestures
Marginal (Ex. book: "reader") - "yes, but what else is it called?"
Generalized (Ex. basket: "container") - "Yes, but what kind of __ is it?"
Functional (Ex. airplane: "it flies in the air"); point to picture -"yes but whats it called?"
Hand Gestures (Ex. pretend to turn pages) - "Yes, but whats it called?"

Verbal (items 4-30): read verbatim & point to word in book as you pronounce it

Repeat words as needed; DON’T ALTER WORDS
Use local or familiar pronunciation
Ct mistakenly hears different word or incorrect response- "listen carefully, what does __ mean?
Unclear/vague response + followed by (Q) in sample responses "what do you mean?" or "tell me more about it"? (any neutral inquiry)
No credit for pointing only; if no oral response "tell me in words what that is."
Item 5 & 6: teaching items; give feedback if no 2 point response; give no other assistance

Abilities:
word knowledge
language development
verbal fluency

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Common Errors of Vocabulary (VC)

Common Errors of Vocabulary (VC)

1. Record exact verbal responses

2. Query vague responses

3. Use stimulus book to let ct see words they're defining

4. give corrective feedback on item 5 or item 6

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Arithmetic (AR)

Arithmetic (AR)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee mentally solves a series of arithmetic problems

*Timed

General Directions:
Item 1-5: point to corresponding picture as you read each item
Item 6-22: read verbatim & remove stimulus book from ct's view during verbal
Cant use pencil or paper; allow to write on table with finger
If requested, each item can be repeated ONE TIME ONLY, don’t stop time
(if asked for 2nd repeat "I cannot repeat the item again")
Multiple or self-corrected response: score intended; if unclear "which one did you mean?"
Sample item to introduce task; Items 1-2: teaching items; give feedback for incorrect response or exceeds time limit; give no further assistance

Abilities:
numerical reasoning
concentration and attention while manipulating mental problems

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(AR)

Arithmetic (AR)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee mentally solves a series of arithmetic problems

*Timed

General Directions:
Item 1-5: point to corresponding picture as you read each item
Item 6-22: read verbatim & remove stimulus book from ct's view during verbal
Cant use pencil or paper; allow to write on table with finger
If requested, each item can be repeated ONE TIME ONLY, don’t stop time
(if asked for 2nd repeat "I cannot repeat the item again")
Multiple or self-corrected response: score intended; if unclear "which one did you mean?"
Sample item to introduce task; Items 1-2: teaching items; give feedback for incorrect response or exceeds time limit; give no further assistance

Abilities:
numerical reasoning
concentration and attention while manipulating mental problems

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Working within a specified time limit, the examinee mentally solves a series of arithmetic problems

Arithmetic (AR)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee mentally solves a series of arithmetic problems

*Timed

General Directions:
Item 1-5: point to corresponding picture as you read each item
Item 6-22: read verbatim & remove stimulus book from ct's view during verbal
Cant use pencil or paper; allow to write on table with finger
If requested, each item can be repeated ONE TIME ONLY, don’t stop time
(if asked for 2nd repeat "I cannot repeat the item again")
Multiple or self-corrected response: score intended; if unclear "which one did you mean?"
Sample item to introduce task; Items 1-2: teaching items; give feedback for incorrect response or exceeds time limit; give no further assistance

Abilities:
numerical reasoning
concentration and attention while manipulating mental problems

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Common Errors of Arithmetic (AR)

Common Errors of Arithmetic (AR)

1. Don’t repeat questions more than 1

2. Don’t stop timewatch when repeating questions

3. Don’t allow use of paper or pencil

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Symbol Search (SS)

Symbol Search (SS)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee scans a search group and indicates whether one of the symbols in the target group matches

Materials:
response booklet 1
#2 pencil without eraser stopwatch
symbol search scoring key

Discontinue after 120 seconds (2 minutes)

Time limit: 120 seconds

General Directions:
- Ct needs smooth work surface
- Each item: 2 target symbols & search group 5 symbols; point to symbols when explaining
- Use demo to explain, ct practices on sample items; if ct confused: repeat demo task & proceed only when ct understands
- Ct allowed to make spontaneous corrections unless repetitive/impedes performance
- NO eraser; if asked about mistake "That’s OK. Just keep working as fast as you can"
- If ct marks target symbol in sample/test "you should make your marks over here" (point across search group and NO box)
- If ct marks using anything other than a slash (point to error) "draw 1 line thru symbols or NO boxes that you mark"
- If ct omits or reverses order
"Do them in order. Don’t skip any" (point to 1 ommitted item 'do this one next')
- If ct reaches end of page before time expires & forgets to turn page - (turn page for them "keep working as fast as you can")
- Give no other assistance except reminder to continue until told to stop


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(SS)

Symbol Search (SS)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee scans a search group and indicates whether one of the symbols in the target group matches

*Timed (120 seconds)
Abilities:
short term memory
speed of visual perception
search
mental processing

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Common Errors of Symbol Search (SS)

Common errors to avoid:
1. Don’t start until ct clearly understands requirements
2. Don’t bury head in manual when reading directions

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Working within a specified time limit, the examinee scans a search group and indicates whether one of the symbols in the target group matches

Symbol Search (SS)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee scans a search group and indicates whether one of the symbols in the target group matches

*Timed (120 seconds)
Abilities:
short term memory
speed of visual perception
search
mental processing

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Visual Puzzle

Visual Puzzle (VP)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee views a completed puzzle and selects 3 response options that, when combined, reconstruct the puzzle

*Timed:
(1-7): 20 seconds
(8-26): 30 seconds

General Directions:
*proceed only when client understands
*Ct must indicate choice by pointing or saying number- any other response "Show me"

Abilities:
perceptual organization and analysis
mental processing
trial and error thinking

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(VP)

Visual Puzzle (VP)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee views a completed puzzle and selects 3 response options that, when combined, reconstruct the puzzle

*Timed:
(1-7): 20 seconds
(8-26): 30 seconds

General Directions:
*proceed only when client understands
*Ct must indicate choice by pointing or saying number- any other response "Show me"

Abilities:
perceptual organization and analysis
mental processing
trial and error thinking

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Working within a specified time limit, the examinee views a completed puzzle and selects 3 response options that, when combined, reconstruct the puzzle

Visual Puzzle (VP)

Working within a specified time limit, the examinee views a completed puzzle and selects 3 response options that, when combined, reconstruct the puzzle

*Timed:
(1-7): 20 seconds
(8-26): 30 seconds

General Directions:
*proceed only when client understands
*Ct must indicate choice by pointing or saying number- any other response "Show me"

Abilities:
perceptual organization and analysis
mental processing
trial and error thinking

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Common errors of Visual Puzzle (VP)

Common errors of Visual Puzzle (VP)

1. Don’t lose rapport by burying head in manual for long directions

2. Start stopwatch after item is presented

3. Notify ct when 10 seconds remain

4. Remember time limit increase at item 8

5. Ask ct "show me" if response other than the numbers of their selections

6. Remind ct to select 3 pieces if they select fewer in reponse