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Since its original publication, the CARS has become one of the most widely used and empirically validated autism assessments. It has proven especially effective in discriminating between children with autism and those with severe cognitive deficits, and in distinguishing mild-to-moderate from... more
The CTI is a self-administered measure of negative career thinking. It may be used for screening and needs assessment as well as a learning resource to help adults, university, and secondary school students. It aims to assist in identifying, challenging, and altering negative career thoughts. The... more
The New Reynell Developmental Language Scales (NRDLS) is the fourth edition of the most widely-used and highly regarded assessment tools for identifying speech and language delays and impairments in very young children. The Scales have been revised, improved and newly standardised on more... more
Teaching and Learning Difficulties: Cross-curricular Perspectives (2nd Edition) Using a cross-curricular perspective, this text explores a number of teacher-directed and student-centred instructional approaches for classroom use. Strengths and weaknesses in each approach are highlighted,... more
A practical manual that provides guidance on how best to support pupils with dyscalculia. Dyscalculia Guidance is an invaluable resource; ideal for use after the Dyscalculia Screener in providing teachers and SENCOs with practical advice on supporting dyscalculic pupils, from pre-school... more
The COSS is designed to help the assessor understand how children organise their time, their materials, and their actions to accomplish important tasks at home and at school. The COSS quantifies organizational skills for children aged 8 to 13 based on ratings from parents, teachers, and the child... more
The Jesness Inventory–Revised (JI–R) is a comprehensive, self-report measure of personality and psychopathology that is applicable to children and adolescents with more severe behavioral problems, and with whom violence potential is a concern. Conventional scores are provided for the... more
The M-WCST is a modification of the original Wisconsin Card Sorting Test that eliminates all cards from the original 128-card deck that share more than one attribute with a stimulus card. The resulting 48-card deck is used along with four stimulus cards to assess perseveration and abstract... more
It is a requirement of both international test publishers and NZCER that test users be registered. NZCER will only supply psychological tests to those individuals who are registered with us, and have the necessary qualifications and experience to use and interpret these tests in an... more

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