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Analýza profilu výkonu v testu WISC-III u mimořádně rozumově nadaných dětí s dyslexií

Title in English Analysis of WISC-III profile of gifted children with dyslexia


Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Československá psychologie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

Field Psychology
Keywords learning disability; dyslexia; high ability
Description A typical WISC-III profile were studied in population of Czech gifted students with dyslexia.We addressed psychologists working in counselling centres across whole republic to find and identify children who are gifted and have reading difficulties at the same time. The record files of these children were analyzed to suggest potencial experimental group. Their intellectual profiles were studied to determine cognitive factors characterizing these children in Czech population. Thirty-one subtests profiles of WISC-III were analazying using the classification system of Bannatyne (1974), Kaufman (1975), Rapaport et al.(1946) and Wechsler (1974). The results were comparing with a control group of gifted children without learning disabilities. The typical WISC-III profile in experimental group showed some strong domains in subtests Information, Similarities and Vocabulary, while the lowest scores were in subtests Coding and Digit Span
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