The Concurrent Validity of the 1965 Wide Range Achievement Test with Neurologically Impaired and Emotionally Handicapped Pupils

Williamson, Wayne E.
March 1979
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Mar1979, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p201
Academic Journal
Examines the efficacy of the Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT) as a measurement of the academic performance of neurologically-impaired and emotionally-handicapped children. Etiology of the specific handicapping condition of learning disabled children; Advantages of the WRAT over norm-referenced standardized tests.


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