Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case examined the question, “Would a child with FXS benefit more from phonologically-based reading instruction or whole-word training to improve reading skills?” The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed. A relevant assessment tool for this case is the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, Third Edition Brief Form (KTEA™-3 Brief).
Course created on June 4, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the clinical question for an example case scenario.
- After this course, participants will be able to list relevant search criteria for retrieving evidence related to the clinical question.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify factors to consider when evaluating the evidence.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a clinical decision based on the evidence analysis.
|0-20 Minutes||Background and Clinical Question|
|20-30 Minutes||Search for Evidence|
|30-50 Minutes||Evaluating the Evidence|
|50-60 Minutes||The Evidence-based Decision and Application to Clinical Practice|
Allison Brazendale, Psy.D
Dr. Brazendale is the Director of Psychology at the Autism Academy of South Carolina and an adjunct faculty member at the University of South Carolina. She is also the Founder of the nonprofit Camp M.A.T.E.S., a sports, social skills, and nutrition camp for kids with autism and ADHD. Her research focuses on overall health and wellness in youth with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Suzanne M. Adlof, PhD
Dr. Adlof directs the SCROLL Lab in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Carolina. Her research investigates the relationship between oral language and reading development and disorders, with the long-term goals of predicting, preventing, and remediating reading comprehension difficulties.
Jessica Klusek, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Klusek is an Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on communication profiles in autism and fragile X-associated conditions.
Jane E. Roberts, PhD
Dr. Roberts is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina. The focus of her research is on the early detection and developmental trajectory of anxiety and autism in high risk infants with fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorder.
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