Central DELEGATES for NJASP,
In conjunction with the Association of Learning Consultants present
Dr. Jamie Whitaker Assessment Consultant with Pearson
NJASP Members $10.00/Non-members $15.00 Students-no charge
2-CEU credits for attending Dinner is included (4:30 - 5:30)
If you plan to attend, please respond by April 9, 2013.
Space is limited: Please pay at the door.
Debra Keeney firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin Potter email@example.com
Dr. Whitaker is an Assessment Consultant with Pearson’s Clinical Assessment Group. Prior to joining Pearson, Dr. Whitaker provided psychological and neuropsychological services to children and adults in school, correctional, and medical settings. Dr. Whitaker completed predoctoral clinical training in the Department of Neurology and Neuropsychology at Geisinger Medical Center. He is a Nationally Certified School Psychologists and holds a Doctoral degree in School Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he currently teachers courses in assessment and psychometrics.
The presentation will provide an overview of the new Woodcock Reading Mastery Test - Third Edition (WRMT-III) and Weschsler Individual Test of Achievement - Third Edition (WIAT-III) with specific emphasis on the utility of these instruments in the assessment of reading disorders. Participants will increase their knowledge of the underlying processing skill deficits which contribute to reading problems. A model for integrating results from traditional achievement tests and diagnostic measures to assist with eligibility decisions and intervention planning will also be presented. Incorporated into the presentation will be a profile of cognitive features and how they manifest themselves in the classroom.