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Psychoeducational test batteries are designed to provide a comprehensive assessment of an individual's strengths and weaknesses across a wide range of skills and abilities. Unlike standardized diagnostic testing which is used primarily to assess mastery of specific goals and objectives or areas of deficit (e.g. a commercially available norm-referenced test of mathematics), comprehensive test batteries are more general in focus, sampling from a broad array of skills within a particular domain. To date, the domains most typically represented are those of (a) cognitive or intellectual abilities, and (b) broad-based academic achievement. Each of these domains is then represented by a variety of subtests that are designed to assess the specific features of their respective domains. That is, the cognitive or intellectual portion of the psychoeducational ...

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