Linking Assessment to Cognitive Functions: How the WISC-V Informs Instruction
Want to become a more intentional classroom teacher or NILD educational therapist as you work with students?
- Learn how to use assessment results to better understand the processing or perceptual skills students use to complete tasks
- Identify potential classroom and therapy challenges
- Link cognitive functions to specific thinking tasks necessary to develop processing and perceptual skills
- Strengthen your ability to incorporate cognitive function goals into classroom instruction and NILD educational therapy sessions
About Your Instructor:
M.Ed., NILD PCET
Bridget is a 30-year veteran in the field of Special Education and is currently the Director for the Center of Academic Success at Houston's First Baptist Academy and the Board Vice-President for Elim Christian School in Houston. She has been an instructor for the National Institute of Learning Development (NILD) since 1997 and has had the privilege of implementing 3 NILD programs in various schools in Texas and one of the co-founders for Elim Christian School--a school where differences are celebrated. In addition, Bridget has been providing ACT, SAT, and PSAT tutoring, specializing in students with ADHD and learning differences, for over 10 years.
Bridget holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Education from Texas A&M University-Texarkana and a Master's Degree in Special Education from Prairie View A&M University. Bridget was awarded a Lifetime NILD Professional Certification in 2008 and in 2012 she was the recipient of the NILD Grace Mutzabaugh Award for providing excellence leadership and service in the NILD organization and for inspiring and helping other NILD educational therapists.
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