Hogrefe Ability and Achievement Tests

Ability testing is a widely-used method for predicting candidate performance. Our portfolio consists of assessments suitable for administration roles right up to CEO. 

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  • Features and benefits Developed using strict academic standards. Administration and scoring are straightforward and easy. Both versions have a Fast Guide to help you get started. Unlike similar measures, the AAB requires no certification or intensive preparation - simply open your AAB kit and review the materials, and you will be ready to begin assessment. Provides age- and grade-based (Autumn a…

  • There are tests with “verbal-acoustic“ tasks: Everyday Knowledge, Applied Computation, Immediately Reproducing-numerical, Producing Synonyms, Verbal Abstraction, Social Understanding and Material Reflection, Storing by Repetition-lexical, Producing Antonyms. There are tests with “manual-visual“ tasks: Competence in Realism, Social and Material Sequencing, Coding and Associating, Anticipat…

  • Features and Benefits Based on the latest neuroscience research on human memory. Brief and easy to administer yet comprehensive: covers core verbal and visual memory domains with only a few subtests. Uses common, real-life scenarios and colourful, developmentally appropriate stimuli that are engaging and relevant to young examinees. Administration time is only 35 minutes, with no additional del…

  • The CTOPP-2 has four principle uses: To identify individuals who are significantly below their peers in important phonological abilities To determine strengths and weaknesses among developed phonological processes To document individuals' progress in phonological processing as a consequence of special intervention programs To serve as a measurement device in research studies investigating phonol…

  • The DESSA is used to assess children’s protective factors and identify the social and emotional strengths and needs of a child. Results of the assessment should be used to plan for children's support in their growth and development of social and emotional health. Raters generally fall into two categories: 1) Parents, Guardians and other Adult Caregivers who live with the child, and 2) Teach…

  • The DESSA-mini is a screening tool. The DESSA-mini is used only to identify which children may need further observation or assessment. There are four parallel forms with 8 items each that can be used to screen children. For a full assessment including scale scores and a Social and Emotional Composite, use theDESSA. The DESSA-mini consists of four 8-item parallel forms that are standardized, norm-…

  • The test consists of two short sections, each of seven minutes. In part one the candidate chooses from a selection of four words, the one word which best fits the meaning of the text. This part is primarily word knowledge but also requires a basic understanding of grammar in looking at contextual cues. Part two is more concerned with accuracy and understanding. The candidate is required to …

  • Features and benefits Comprises 19 individual subtests measuring various aspects of maths fact retrieval, numeric and spatial memory, perceptual estimation skills, linguistic maths concepts, and core number sense development. Assists practitioners in not only determining the presence of a general maths learning disability (MLD) but also in determing the specific subtype of dyscalculia in order …

  • Features and benefits Takes a neurodevelopmental approach to reading, which suggests that multiple neural pathways underscore various aspects of the reading process such as phonemic awareness, fluency, decoding, and comprehension. Based on the premise that treatments for reading disorders vary by dyslexic subtype, with four specific subtypes addressed: dysphonetic dyslexia, surface dyslexia, mix…

  • Features and benefits Assesses both verbal an nonverbal intelligence. Verbal intelligence is assessed by measuring verbal problem solving and verbal reasoning, which uses acquired knowledge and skills. Nonverbal intelligence is assessed by measuring reasoning and spatial ability using novel situations and stimuli. Optional memory subtests available. Verbal and nonverbal memory is assessed via th…

  • The SON-R tests are suitable for all children between the ages of 2.5 to 7 years. The fact that they do not require written or spoken language during testing makes them particularly suited for: Children with hearing impairment Children with language or verbal communication difficulties Children with autism or ASD Children whose first language is not the language of the test version used Children…

  • The SON-R 6-40 is designed to be applied without the use of verbal or written instruction. It is ideally suited for the assessment of individuals with communication difficulties, including the deaf, the partially deaf and those with speech disorders. Other applications include use with children with delayed development, learning disabilities or those who are otherwise difficult to test. It is als…

  • The TOMAL-2 is a memory battery used for evaluating general and specific memory function for children, adolescents, and adults ages 5 to 59 years 11 months. The standard battery for the TOMAL-2 consists of eight core sub-tests six supplementary sub-tests, and two delayed recall tasks. TOMAL-2 sub-tests include Memory for Stories, Facial Memory, Word Selective Reminding, Visual Selective Reminding…

  • This language-free intelligence test requires no reading, writing, speaking, or listening on the examinee's part. The fully revised Fourth Edition measures intelligence, aptitude, abstract reasoning, and problem solving. It is completely non-verbal and largely motor free: the test taker merely points, nods, or blinks to indicate the chosen response. Designed for both children and adults the langu…

  • The TOWRE measures the test takers capacity to recognise familiar words as whole units or sight words and the ability to sound out words quickly. This brief instrument contains two sub-tests: the Sight Word Efficiency (SWE) sub-test assesses the number of real printed words that can be accurately identified within 45 seconds and the Phonetic Decoding Efficiency PDE) sub-test measures the number o…