Biracial Testing: The Question of Clinicians' Influence on Children’s Test Performance Six speech and language clinicians, three black and three white, administered the Goodenough Drawing Test (1926) to 144 preschoolers. The four groups, lower socioeconomic black and white and middle socioeconomic black and white, were divided equally by sex. The biracial clinical setting was shown to influence test scores in black ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1977
Biracial Testing: The Question of Clinicians' Influence on Children’s Test Performance
 
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  • David L. Ratusnik was affiliated with Indiana University when this paper was prepared. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and Bronchoesophagology, Rush Medical College, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612. Requests for reprints may be sent to him there. Roy A. Koenigsknecht is a professor, Department of Communicative Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
    David L. Ratusnik was affiliated with Indiana University when this paper was prepared. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and Bronchoesophagology, Rush Medical College, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612. Requests for reprints may be sent to him there. Roy A. Koenigsknecht is a professor, Department of Communicative Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1977
Biracial Testing: The Question of Clinicians' Influence on Children’s Test Performance
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1977, Vol. 8, 5-14. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.0801.05
History: Received September 24, 1975 , Accepted April 2, 1976
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1977, Vol. 8, 5-14. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.0801.05
History: Received September 24, 1975; Accepted April 2, 1976

Six speech and language clinicians, three black and three white, administered the Goodenough Drawing Test (1926) to 144 preschoolers. The four groups, lower socioeconomic black and white and middle socioeconomic black and white, were divided equally by sex. The biracial clinical setting was shown to influence test scores in black preschool-age children.

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