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Essentials of WNV Assessment




Essentials of WNV Assessment provides practitioners with practical, step-by-step advice for administering, scoring, and interpreting the Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability (WNV), a nonverbal assessment used to assess a wide variety of individuals. Written by Kimberly Brunnert, Jack Naglieri, and Steven Hardy-Braz, the test is especially well suited for those who are not proficient in English, such as young children, recent immigrants, ESL students, and the deaf and hard of hearing. This essential guide provides you with illuminating case reports and valuable advice on its clinical applications.

Series Preface xi

One Introduction and Overview 1

Two How toAdminister theWNV 13

Three How to Score theWNV 33

Four Interpretation of theWNV 53

Five Strengths andWeaknesses 73

Six Clinical Applications of theWNV 85

Seven Illustrative Case Reports 99

References 191

Annotated Bibliography 195

Index 197

About the Authors 203

  • This is the author team to write this book, as Jack Naglieri is the author of the WNV, which published in the fall of 2006.

  • The only resource, other than the manual available from the test publisher (Harcourt Assessment), for practical, step-by-step instruction on accurately and effectively administering and scoring the WNV.

  • Utilizes the popular Essentials format and includes handy features such as "Don't Forget" boxes, "Rapid References," and "Test Yourself" questions at the end of each chapter.