IQ – Intellectual Quotient / Cognitive Ability

Measures verbal reasoning, problem-solving, visual reasoning, mental organization, working memory, processing speed.

This is the foundation for providing information regarding how a child learns, his/her capacity to understand concepts, and how effectively a child is able to independently solve novel tasks.

Examples of IQ Tests:

WPPSI-IV for children 4 to 6 years of age

WISC-V for children 6 to 16 years of age

WAIS-IV for individuals 16 years of age and older

These tests are also known as the Wechsler intelligence scales and measure abilities that are often related to the potential for success in school.aled prior to testing, so the child does not recognize Dr. Hill in the classroom. In addition, at least 3-weeks advanced notice is needed for scheduling an observation.