Kaufman assessment battery for children

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Kaufman assessment battery for children

(kowf′măn)
[Alan and Nadeen Kaufman, U.S. educators]
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K-ABC

A test consisting of 16 subtests, used to assess cognitive development in children ages 3 to 18. This intelligence test, consisting of both verbal and nonverbal subtests, asks children to place objects in order or logical sequence. It may be used alone or with other intelligence tests to gauge overall intelligence.
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This study also determined the following: (a) To increase the likelihood of finding virtually any student eligible for the learning-disabilities program, Estimated Learning Potential IQs from the WISC-RM should be used; (b) to keep children out of the learning-disabilities program, WISC-RM Verbal or Total IQs should be used, or in their stead, the Mexican K-ABC Sequential Processing score; and (c) to eliminate the classification of educable mentally retarded, the Spanish version of the Adaptive Behavior Inventory for Children from SOMPA should be used.
After controlling for covariates, prenatal PCB exposure (In [SIGMA]PCB maternal) was associated with lower scores on all three scales of the K-ABC (Patandin et al.
1 points) on the Mental Processing Composite of the K-ABC test as compared to children whose mothers had received corn oil.