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Ross Information Processing Assessment - Primary (RIPA-P)

Complete Kit

Deborah Ross-Swain, EdD, CCC-SLP
  • Ages 5-0 through 12-11 years
  • Testing Time 30 minutes
  • Administration Individual
  • Product Code 8715 ( MR #018906 )

Price $165.00

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Price includes package savings of $8.00

The Ross Information Processing Assessment-Primary  (RIPA-P) is a valuable tool for speech pathologists in hospitals, clinics, private practice, and public schools, as well as for resource specialists and special education teachers. The RIPA-P helps you identify and quantify information processing skill impairments in children ages 5 through 12 who:
  • have had a traumatic brain injury
  • have experienced other neuropathologies that affect information processing such as seizure disorders or anoxia
  • exhibit learning disabilities or weaknesses that interfere with learning acquisition or educational achievement.
RIPA-P is unique in that its norms include children who have learning diabilities, and its eight subtests allow you to assess a wide range of information processing skills, all in a single battery.
Using this self-contained assessment, you’ll obtain specific information about processing skill areas quickly and easily; you’ll get percentile ranks and standard scores. Feel free to use all of the subtests, or only those that are applicable to a given student. The RIPA-P eliminates the need to use several batteries with each individual you need to test. You will find the scores valuable for developing treatment plans and goals.
The RIPA-P was standardized on 115 individuals ages 5 through 12. Reliability coefficients were found to be .81 or above, and more than a third of them were over .90. Validity studies show that the test discriminates between “normal” and LD or neurological problems. Item discrimination coefficients for the RIPA-P range from .39 to .94.