In recognition of emerging demographic and clinical trends, the WAIS-IVSA was developed to provide clients with an advanced measure of cognitive ability. The WAIS-IVSA is a comprehensive measure of adult intelligence can be used for a variety of psychological purposes from qualification for special services to identification and treatment of psychological disability.
WAIS-IV SA is used in the following areas:
• Selection processes
• Learning in higher education (e.g., identifying disabilities, concessions assessment)
• Clinical and Neuropsychological assessment
• Psycho-legal assessment (e.g., qualification for disability grants)
• Psychological research
Author: David Wechsler