Past webinars

Presenter(s): Lawrence G. Weiss, PhD

In this webinar, twelve years of research into differences in Wechsler FSIQ scores between Whites, African Americans, and Hispanics are summarized for WISC-V, WAIS-IV, and WISC-IV both before and after controlling for socioeconomic status. The data presented will show that SES accounts for more of the difference with children than adults, and Hispanics than African Americans
 

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Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra and Nancy Castilleja

The presenters will discuss interpreting Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals, Preschool-3 results in the context of a comprehensive language assessment. Topics will include evaluating test scores as one part of the body of evidence for diagnostic decisions, interpreting score differences, and using assessment results to make recommendations for next steps for the child, family, and teacher.

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Presenter(s): Anise Flowers & Shannon Wang

One of the diagnostic areas that characterize Autism Spectrum Disorder is impaired communication. The Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, Fourth Edition can be used to evaluate the early communication skills of children age 16 days to 42 months. The presenters will describe the Bayley-4's flexible administration process which includes series items, related items, caregiver questions, and digital administration.

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Presenter(s): Daniella Maglione, Ed.S. , Gloria Maccow, Ph.D.

This webinar will describe a best-practices approach that takes cultural and linguistic factors into account when assessing ELL students. This approach produces valid assessment results to determine eligibility for direct specialized instruction, identify cognitive and academic strengths and needs, and assist in reducing the misidentification of ELLs for Exceptional Student Education (ESE) programs.

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