Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of AbilityWNV
- A nonverbal measure of ability especially designed for culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with low incidence disorders, for ages 4 to 21 years 11 months
- Publication date:
- Completion time:
- 45 minutes (full battery)
- Individual; Software or manual scoring
- Age range:
- 4 to 21 Years 11 Months
- Qualification level:
The WNV is ideal for psychologists who need a nonverbal measure of ability for individuals who are not English-language proficient, or have other language considerations.
Designed for Linguistically Diverse Populations
When language poses a barrier to typical administration, or where traditional intellectual assessment results would be questionable due to language-related difficulties, the WNV is appropriate for all individuals.
Innovative Pictorial Directions Make Administration Easy and Effective
With the unique pictorial directions, there is no need to pantomime instructions. The native language of the examinee is irrelevant to performance and flexible standard administration allows help when appropriate.
WNV is suitable for:
Language Diversity Doesn’t Mean Having to Use Several Different Tests
The WNV is ideal for use in schools with individuals from multiple language backgrounds, and provides supplemental directions in several languages. The Scoring Assistant (see below for more details) provides parent reports, and there is no need for adapted administration for use in, or with individuals from different countries.
Ideal for low incidence disorders such as:
Flexibility with the Choice of Full Battery or Brief Version
Both versions are available within each WNV kit. Different sets of subtests are administered according to the examinee’s age – each subtest measures general ability in a different way.
Full battery subtests include:
Use the WNV scoring assistant and half the time to score the test. Enter subtest level raw scores to generate data that includes:
Please note: Software is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 ONLY. Software is not compatible with Mac OS.