Important News for Gifted Children Tested on the WISC-V

The following is reposted with permission from Bobbie Gilman and Linda Silverman's Gifted Development Center blog.

Recently, parents contacted me about testing their daughter on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition (WISC-V), asking specifically that we use the new National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) guidelines for administering the test!  Her brother’s examiner hadn’t used those, and the new scoring methods might help their daughter. Parents, you never fail to impress us! Let’s share this important secret with all advocates for gifted and twice exceptional children.

On September 4, 2018, NAGC posted the position statement, “Use of the WISC-V for Gifted and Twice Exceptional Identification.” Based on a...

 

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About Bobbie Gilman

Bobbie Gilman is the Associate Director of the Gifted Development Center.