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BDI-2: An Inventory of Advantages

The Battelle Developmental Inventory 2nd Edition (BDI-2) is a comprehensive test of early childhood developmental skills.  The original version was developed at the Battelle Memorial Institute (Columbus, Ohio laboratory) in 1973 through a contract with the U.S. Department of Education. The tool was designed to evaluate early childhood programs by assessing the developmental progress of Read more »

WJIII Diagnostic

WJIII Diagnostic Supplement: GIA-Edev

The WJIII Diagnostic Supplement provides 11 additional cognitive tests that together with the standard and extended Cognitive battery provide an additional 14 clusters.  Any number of those tests or clusters may prove useful when trying to tease out specific processing strengths and weaknesses.  However, when testing early childhood population the GIA-Edev provides Read more »