WS02: SLD Determination Using the Discrepancy/Consistency Model: Integration of RTI and Cognitive Assessme Sessions and Workshops Qualifying for NASP and APA-Approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Documentation

Tuesday, February 21

  • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
  • CPD Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Skill Level: II
  • Members: $80
    Non-Members: $115

The goal of this workshop is to examine a variety of issues related to the evaluation of children who may have a specific learning disability (SLD) within the three-tier system. Participants will learn about issues concerning universal screening in academic skills, the role of RTI in SLD determination, the Discrepancy/Consistency Model for SLD determination, and strengths and weaknesses of all the commonly used ability and processing tests of intelligence. An interactive format will be used, including case studies, research evidence, and clear instructions for selecting research-based cognitive interventions according to a child's pattern of strengths and weaknesses.

Speaker(s): Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, University of Virginia, Fairfax

Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, University of Virginia, Fairfax, Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, is research professor, University of Virginia; emeritus professor of psychology, George Mason University; and a senior research scientist, Devereux Center for Resilient Children. The author of many research papers, books, and tests, he specializes in psychological and educational assessment, diagnosis, and intervention.