Dean-Woodcock Neuropsychological Assessment System
Dean-Woodcock; DW; DWNB
The Dean-Woodcock Neuropsychological Battery (DWNB) (Dean and Woodcock 2003) offers a standardized approach for measuring sensory-motor and emotional functioning. Specifically, the DWNB consists of the following three components: the Dean-Woodcock Sensory-Motor Battery (DWSMB), the Dean-Woodcock Structured Neuropsychological Interview, and the Dean-Woodcock Emotional Status Exam. The DWNB contains many elements of a traditional neuropsychological assessment. For instance, the DWSMB consists of measures traditionally found in other neuropsychological batteries, such as the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery. Although alone it is nearly comprehensive, the DWNB is not complete without a cognitive measure; the DWNB may be used with any measure of cognitive ability; however it was co-normed with the Woodcock-Johnson Third Edition (Woodcock et al. 2001). When combined, the comprehensive assessment is titled The Dean-Woodcock...