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PTS Assessments

This handbook is a guide to the RAVLT. It includes more than a dozen of the variations of the test that have emerged over the last 50 years since the test was originally developed. The following topics are covered in detail: Administration and scoring Selecting norms Selecting an... more
This revision improves an instrument already viewed as "the gold standard" for observational assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). With updated protocols, revised algorithms, a new Comparison Score, and a Toddler Module, the ADOS-2 provides a highly accurate picture of current... more
The DRS-2 measures cognitive function at the lower ability levels and can be used to track changes in cognitive status over time. This second edition incorporates the original 36 DRS tasks and 32 stimuli — an overall level of cognitive functioning is yielded as well as additional information... more
With a new standard version that is equivalent to the original MMSE and new brief and expanded forms, the MMSE-2 retains the original's clinical utility and efficiency while expanding its usefulness in populations with milder forms of cognitive impairment, including sub-cortical dementia.... more
The MVPT-3 is a major revision of the MVPT-R, utilizing both the original test plates and new test plates that add additional challenges for those over age 11. The MVPT-3 assesses an individual’s visual perceptual ability without any motor involvement needed to make a response. It is... more
NUCOG, the Neuropsychiatry Unit Cognitive Assessment Tool, is a pen-and-paper cognitive screening tool that combines a thorough coverage of major cognitive domains (attention, memory, language, executive and visuospatial function) with relative brevity and ease of use. Validated in a wide... more
This assessment is designed to identify those who may have delays or impairments with their comprehension or expression of language. It covers the following areas of language development: Sentence comprehension Inferential comprehension Naming Syntactic formulation Syntactic decisions... more
Emotional literacy has been defined as the ability to recognise, understand and manage one's own emotions as well as recognising and knowing how to respond to the emotions of others. This resource identifies students levels of emotional literacy and provides follow-up activities for... more
Author(s): Heather Siddons and Sandra Lancaster, PhD   This guide provides a comprehensive review of selected Australian studies conducted over the past 20 years that have used the Child Behaviour Checklist. The strengths and weaknesses of the CBCL for use in the Australian population... more
The ASK-KIDS Inventory for Children provides a profile of children’s self-concept in relation to a diverse set of physical, cognitive, and social activities. It includes self-concept in 10 areas: Reading Number Drawing Friends Communication Individuality Belonging Movement... more