Psychological Processing and Learning Disabilities: Assessment and Intervention

 Workshop topics include:

        how different cognitive processes are related to specific academic skills

        how cognitive processing deficits are related to learning disabilities

        how to identify processing deficits through standardized testing

        an overview of available processing tests

        how to assess processing through observation and interviewing

        how to conduct a processing assessment through selective, cross-battery testing

        how to interpret, document, and write-up processing assessment results

        how culture and language proficiency affect processing

        how processing interventions are consistent with RTI and problem-solving

        evidence-based interventions and modifications for processing disorders

        effective classroom instructional methods that support processing deficits


About the Presenter

Milton Dehn, Ed.D., NCSP, is a internationally recognized speaker on cognitive processing assessment, working memory, and childrenís memory impairments. Dr. Dehnís career has been divided between university teaching in a graduate school psychology program and practicing school psychology in schools and a private practice setting. He is also the co-founder and program director of Schoolhouse Tutoring, an agency that provides tutoring and remedial instruction for children with learning and memory problems. Dr. Dehn is the author of Essentials of Processing Assessment, Working Memory and Academic Learning: Assessment and Intervention, and Long-Term Memory Problems in Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Intervention, and Effective Instruction.

For more information contact: Schoolhouse Educational Services, Paula Dehn, Coordinator mdehn@msn.com ● 608-787-5636

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