The process of dyslexia identification is complex and dynamic, and dependent on an effective screening methodology. This course will discuss a model that integrates the science behind assessment development with the current research on the symptoms, causes, and risk factors of dyslexia. This course is presented in partnership with Pearson Clinical Assessment.
Course created on September 18, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 5 characteristics of dyslexia.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 limitations of screener data and 4 data points used to evaluate screener effectiveness.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the recommended next steps following student screening.
|5-15 Minutes||What is dyslexia?|
|15-30 Minutes||What is an effective workflow for assessment?|
|30-40 Minutes||Screening: The science|
|40-50 Minutes||An explanation of the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Adam Scheller, PhD
Dr. Adam Scheller is the Director of Professional Development at Pearson Clinical Assessment. He earned his PhD in School Psychology from Duquesne University, focusing on school and neuropsychological practice. Prior to joining Pearson, Dr. Scheller worked in both education and clinical settings, specializing in pediatric neuro-development and learning. Dr. Scheller teaches frequently on topics of assessment and best practices related to cognition, learning, behavior, and language.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and Pearson Clinical Assessment.
Content Disclosure: This course focuses on the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen. Other similar products will not be discussed.
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