The Development, Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of the Hiskey-Nebraska Test of Learning Aptitude

  • Marshall S. Hiskey


I have been asked to review and to demonstrate for you the Hiskey-Nebraska Test of Learning Aptitude (H-NTLA). This instrument is a pioneer in its field, inasmuch as it was the first major individual scale in the United States developed specifically for the deaf and standardized upon them. Work on the original scale was started at the University of Nebraska almost 45 years ago. It has been used widely by thousands of specialists in the United States and in many foreign countries. There are many, however, in various areas of specialization with exceptional children who know it only by name. This presentation is primarily for this latter group and will summarize the basics concerning the scale and its use, most of which have been presented elsewhere in previous publications.


Vocational Rehabilitation Deaf Child Spatial Reasoning Bilingual Child Block Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marshall S. Hiskey
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  1. 1.University of NebraskaLincolnUSA

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