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Webinar Opportunity!

Register now for NILD's January webinar which will be held on Tuesday, January 26, at 12:00 PM EST.  The topic is the "Using the WJTM IV to Diagnose Specific Reading Disabilities (Dyslexia)" and it will be presented by Dr. Nancy Mather.

"Using the WJTM IV to Diagnose Specific Reading Disabilities (Dyslexia)"

  ‚ÄčOne hour live 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  

OUR PRESENTER: Featuring:  Dr. Nancy Mather Nancy 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.

Register here!