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American National Adult Reading Test (AmNART)
Availability
Please email the author for information about obtaining the instrument: ellen.grober@einstein.yu.edu
Classification
Supplemental – Highly Recommended: Epilepsy
 
Supplemental: Mitochondrial Disease (Mito)
Short Description of Instrument
Purpose: To characterize level of general cognitive function and provide a frame of reference from which to interpret other tests if any are administered.
Comment: This is an oral reading test containing words with atypical grapheme to phoneme associations making it difficult to pronounce words phonetically. AMNART is selected over other similar measures (i.e., WRAT Reading, WTAR) since it is in the public domain.
Time Estimate: 5 minutes.
Primary Dependent Measure: Regression-based IQ Estimate.
References
Grober E, Sliwinski M. Development and validation of a model for estimating premorbid verbal intelligence in the elderly. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 1991; 13: 933-949.
Strauss E, Sherman EMS, Spreen O. A compendium of neuropsychological tests: administration, norms, and commentary, 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press; 2006, p. 189-200.
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