Intelligence test for children – IQ test for children from 6 years
Anyone more about the strengths and weaknesses, a possible one giftedness or would like to find out more about his child’s performance in general, with the help of experienced psychologists, educators and qualified testers Intelligence test for children the IQ (IQ) of his child. The resulting result, the IQ score, makes conclusions about the intellectual talent and the possible school success, it makes work in education easier and shows new opportunities in the individual support of young people.
A compilation of skills and abilities enables conclusions to be drawn about what is available potential of the child. The parents also learn whether the daughter or the son is using his abilities to the full extent. With this knowledge, goals in education can be adjusted, strengths can be given special consideration and weaknesses can be compensated for. If a talent is found, appropriate steps can be taken and further education options can be discussed with the child’s educators.
At what age should the IQ value be determined by an intelligence test for children?
There are individual for each age group test method, that are adapted to age exactly down to three months. Basically, the child should be able to do that test situation to understand and endure. This is already possible in kindergarten, as tests can also be carried out in a playful way. For younger children, the test procedures are sophisticated but not yet so differentiated. Nevertheless, you get very accurate results about the child’s intellectual potential. However, testing on is recommended giftedness not to be performed before the age of 6 by means of a talent diagnosis. As a profiling institute, we offer an intelligence test for children from 6 years of age in Düsseldorf.
Of course, the family situation plays an important role. Children in a loving family who experience support and care are more balanced than children who lack this security, so they deliver better results. Nevertheless, such tests do not lead to random results, but to reliable statements. The results usually do not apply in the long run, so meaningful ones should be used talent profiles be created on a regular basis. The mental and cognitive development does not always behave as one would like it to be, as a parent, especially when external influences play a major role. Such test results can show invisible psychological changes for the first time or are noticeable if the result differs significantly from previous results.
IQ values - what do they say about the intelligence or giftedness of children
As a rule, the intelligence measurement as a result of the IQ test one intelligence quotient or IQ determined. On average you are intelligent with an IQ of 100. The mere result of the intelligence test has no meaningfulness, as long as you do not compare the individual result of the child with the overall result of a so-called standard group compares. Only this result is the IQ value.
Interpretation of IQ values
- under a IQ of 55 is usually severely mentally disabled
- with a IQ between 55 and 69 one gets with mild disability classified
- from one subpar intelligence one speaks when the IQ between 70 and 84 lies
- the limit at normal range with a somewhat low level one reaches between an IQ of 85 and 99
- from a "high level in Normal range " is at one IQfrom 101 to 114 spoken
- above average intelligence can be reached with one IQ from 115 to 129
- and Fully Capable is who one IQ from 130 to 145 reached
- And to the absolute world Elite you count with one IQ of over 145
With a thumbs-up, only 15% of a year are considered to be exceptionally intelligent and only 2% of the children can be classified as highly gifted.
Possible characteristics of giftedness in children
A possible high level of talent can already be found in children in everyday life, at least individual clues provide possible clues to one giftedness. If the following symptoms, in combination, are found, you should definitely listen to them:
- Size curiosity
- extreme urge for knowledge
- Fast storage of information and access it at any time
- independent Link of facts
- Goal-oriented and very independent work
- A high one sense of justice
A characteristic on its own does not have to be of great importance and is in no way an indication of a talented person. If several from this list appear together, the child can have a particularly high one IQ to have. Further characteristics for gifted people and recommendations for parents can be found on the page: "Help my child is gifted – Characteristics for gifted children and recommendations for behavior for parents"
Where can you have an intelligence test carried out? – Professional talent diagnosis of your child in the Profiling Institute
At our location Dusseldorf testing experienced employees based on a professional talent diagnostics your child’s intelligence. For this we use the so-called basis WISC-V intelligence test for children. This test procedure, formerly known as the Hamburger-Wechsler intelligence test for children, for short HAWIK, known, goes back to the intelligence concept of David Wechsler and has been used in Germany since 1996.
Process and structure of the intelligence test for children
In this test, one multi-dimensional intelligence test, will the cognitive skills Of your child 15 different test levels and methodologies recorded in order to be able to describe, for example, giftedness, reduced intelligence or cognitive weaknesses and strengths. A detailed description of the test used can be found on the page "WISC-V structure and procedure".
Consultation process at the institute in Düsseldorf
How does the consultation work? First give us on phone one brief overview of your motives, for the talent test or intelligence test for your child. In the next step you agree on one Appointment for talent diagnostics. The test can Mornings or afternoons occur. The only essential thing is that you Child rested and relaxed comes to us that day. The entire appointment lasts about 2 hours. It consists of a preliminary discussion, the actual intelligence test and a debriefing with the feedback and interpretation of the results.
After this getting to know parents, children and counselors (here the contact between the counselor and the child is established) and a description of the further course and an explanation of the procedure, the intelligence test starts. During the about 60-minute test execution in a fear-free and relaxed atmosphere, parents can pass the waiting time on a walk through Düsseldorf or wait in the office.
After the analysis is complete, the consultant can assist you already announce the first results. Approximately one week after this appointment you will also receive a short written test evaluation.
How much does an IQ test cost? – Cost of the intelligence test
At the Düsseldorf location, the costs for the test described using the WISC V test method (formerly HAWIK) with evaluation 249.00 euros (including VAT). If your child has one giftedness you will receive one Certificate, which you can submit to Mensa in Deutschland e.V. (MinD) to apply for your child’s membership.
consultation & Coaching after the talent diagnosis
You should too later questions or further advice we stand for you telephone or personal interview available at the Düsseldorf location. The cost is 120.00 euros (VAT included.) per 60 minutes of talk time. If you want to continuously record your child’s level of development over school or have a sibling tested, we can do it for you a discount for each subsequent consultation to offer. Our talent and intelligence test WISC V for children in Düsseldorf is suitable for Children from 6 years up to adolescents aged 16 years. We use the IST 2000 R for older people aged 16 and over.
What recognized intelligence tests for children are there on the market?
Below, the most common intelligence tests for children and teenagers.
- Image-based intelligence test for preschool age – BIVA
- Basic intelligence test scale 1
- Colored Progressive Matrices (German)
- Hamburger Wechsler intelligence test III
- Hamburger Wechsler intelligence test IV
- Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (German)
- Snijders-Oomen, non-verbal intelligence test for children from 2.5 to 7 years
- Snijders-Oomen, non-verbal intelligence test for children from 5.5 to 17 years
- Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition or WISC V
- Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence III (German)
- Intelligence test procedure A >The intelligence testing and especially the Talent testing with one of the intelligence tests for children listed above should only be carried out by proven experts, just like the interpretation of the results.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We have a special program for that aptitude diagnostics of small children, as well as a subsequent consultation. You can also find more information on the Talent Analysis for Youngsters page or "Is my child gifted?"
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