Cognition Neuro webinars

Presenter(s): Cliff Wigtil, M.A., M.Sci.Ed

In this webinar, descriptions of the new WAIS®-5 subtests’ content, materials, administration, and scoring will be reviewed. Distinctions will be drawn between digital and paper administration and general tips will be provided to ensure you have confidence in smooth and efficient administration.

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Presenter(s): Gail Rodin, PhD

Get an overview of the new WAIS-5, with a focus on features that make it the most comprehensive, reliable, and easy-to-use cognitive ability measure available. Participants will also be familiarized with the benefits related to the normative sample, test structure, administration time, reliability and validity, special group studies, new subtests, and new Primary and Ancillary Index Scores.

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Presenter(s): Thomas E. Brown, PhD

Increasingly, ADHD has been recognized as an impairment of the brain’s executive functions. Research has demonstrated that for more than half of adolescents and adults with ADHD their functioning is complicated by one or more additional psychiatric disorders. This webinar will describe various types of comorbid disorders often associated with ADHD and will include ways psychologists can take comorbid disorders into account in assessment and treatment of clients with ADHD.

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Presenter(s): Ann E. Boehm, PhD

This webinar will provide an evidence-based framework for assessing and teaching relational concepts essential for learning and emotional regulation. Dr. Boehm will discuss how this is done with students with diverse needs, such as those with disrupted learning, autism spectrum disorder, visual or hearing loss, and cognitive challenges. Checklists and key references will be provided.

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Presenter(s): Kyra Minichan, MA, CCC-SLP

This webinar covers the ways Kyra, a clinician of 30 years, successfully utilized Cogmed and brought about change in clients with ADHD and executive function weaknesses. She will share her framework for success that will help you identify ideal clients, highlight transformation stories, and present several different models for using Cogmed.

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Presenter(s): Craig Frisby, PhD

Professional organizations that train practitioners to serve children in schools have expressed a longstanding concern over “equitable” and “nondiscriminatory” cognitive assessment for examinees from diverse racial/ethnic/language groups. This session will highlight these issues in detail (as informed by relevant research) and promote future directions that align with ethical best practices.  

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