Past webinars

Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra, Shannon Wang, Nancy Castilleja

Difficulties with communication, language, and social skills are common concerns for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). While some individuals’ communication and language difficulties are subtle, other individuals’ difficulties are severe. Early identification in all cases provides the best opportunity for improvement. This webinar will focus on assessments appropriate for individuals of different ages and language ability levels.

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Presenter(s): Pearson Assessments US

Discover the power of using aimswebPlus reading benchmark and progress monitoring results alongside a true dyslexia screening tool—the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen. Integrated within the aimswebPlus system, teachers have two evidence-based measures for supporting students at all reading levels. In this video, viewers will learn about the administration, scoring, and reporting of the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen on aimswebPlus, featuring the Aggregate Risk Report.

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Presenter(s): Tina Eichstadt, MS CCC-SLP, Mary Beth Schmitt, PhD CCC-SLP, Balaji Rangarathnam, PhD, Rebecca Hacker, Donna Thomas, PhD

To support your growing need for training in the area of remote service delivery, we invite you to join us as we host a second panel of Speech-Language Pathologist experts engaged in telepractice every day. Each panelist will share key lessons learned from their own years of telepractice experience and research in assessment, intervention, and consultation.
 

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Presenter(s): Gloria Maccow

Autism is a developmental disability that significantly affects verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction. Some of the symptoms of autism may be characteristics of other developmental disabilities, so a comprehensive developmental evaluation is needed to differentiate ASD from other developmental disabilities.
 

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Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra and Nancy Castilleja

At this session, presenters will provide information that will enable participants to describe the differences between CELF Preschool-3 and PLS-5 and explain how clinicians can select the test that provides useful information about a child’s language skills. Using case studies, the presenter will describe differences in the type of data provided on each test and explain how differences in the format and content of the tests can contribute to score differences.
 

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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): Dean Delis, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

In Part 2 of this webinar series, Dr. Delis will provide guidelines for making clinical interpretations of the findings of the D-REF Adult. Dr. Delis will also discuss the use of an optional feature of the D-REF Adult Score Report that provides a list of specific recommendations for interventions for EF problems targeted to each examinee’s profile of EF strengths and weaknesses. A case example will be provided to illustrate the different interpretive guidelines.

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