Using WJ-IV to Diagnose Reading Disabilities
One hour webinar including Q&A--focuses on the WJ-IV achievement, cognitive and oral language tests.
- Explore the unique features of Woodcock-Johnson® IV that help in the identification of specific reading disabilities (dyslexia)
- Understand the definitions and characteristics of dyslexia and the importance of assessing strengths and weaknesses in student performance
- Review the relevant new tests and clusters
- Examine the different discrepancy and variation procedures
- Discover how the identification of specific cognitive processing deficits can contribute to an accurate diagnosis
About Your Instructor:
Ph.D., Learning Disabilities
Dr. Mather is a Professor of Special Education at the University of Arizona in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies. She is a co-author of the Woodcock-Johnson IV and has co-authored two books on interpretation and application of the WJ IV. Other recent books are Essentials of Dyslexia: Assessment and Intervention (Mather & Wendling, 2012), and Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors (Mather, Goldstein, & Eklund, 2015). Drs. Proctor, Mather and Stephens recently completed an Assessment Service Bulletin no. 6, that describes the use of the WJ IV to Diagnose Dyslexia.
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