Welcome to the K-ABC Institute!
Introduction and Purpose:
Group Photo of the latest Saving Brains study launch, which will use the KABC-II to provide neurocognitive outcomes for early breast feeding intervention in rural Uganda and in Burkina Faso (West Africa). Professors Thorkild Tylleskar, M.D., Ph.D (Director of the Institute of Global Public Health, University of Bergin, Norway) and James Tumwine (Pediatrics, University of Makerere) are the PIs.
Neurologists on Konzo project with Dr. Michael Boivin in Kigali Rwanda doing KABC-2 with Rwandan psychologist and nurses!
The K-ABC Institute has been created to act as a resource for scholars and clinicians from around the world who are interested in exchanging ideas, research results, research opportunities and experiences using the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, (Second Edition).
This website provides:
A forum for discussions, questions, and requests for information regarding the KABC-II
A place where international clinicians and scholars can exchange information
A conduit for connecting scholars and clinicians conducting research on:
Cross-cultural aspects of intelligence/ability/cognitive processing assessment
Validity studies on the KABC-II
Intelligent testing principles
Resources for new clinicians and students learning to administer and interpret the KABC-II
Resources for university instructors to aid training in the KABC-II
Resources for seasoned clinicians regarding advanced interpretation of the KABC-II
News about new tests available around the world that have been developed on the Kaufman model of intelligent testing.