Not able to join us in Seattle for the NASP 2013 Annual Convention? With this Session Recording Package, you can get top convention content and documented NASP-, APA-, and NBCC-approved CPD right from your desk at an additional discounted price! The content will be delivered within 3-4 weeks after the 2013 Convention. NCSPs: 10.25 hour packages will meet the requirement of 10 NASP- or APA-approved CPD hours needed for your renewal, including 3 hours of ethics/legal regulations!
The Assessment and Intervention Recording Package includes:
Translating RTI Case Law into Practice for Struggling Readers (1.25 hours)
This recent case law addressing schools’ duty to develop individualized reading programs for students diagnosed with or suspected of having SLD in reading, and to implement the programs with fidelity. Also included will be research-based practices that are consistent with previous case law findings.
Matthew Burns, PhD, and Shanna Sadeh, JD, MA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Evidence for Methods of Identification of SLD: A Classification Perspective (3 hours)
This workshop addresses the conceptual and empirical bases for the cognitive discrepancy, low achievement, and instructional response frameworks for learning disability (LD) identification. A hybrid model blending low achievement and instructional response methods is proposed with implications for conducting a comprehensive evaluation per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004.
The objectives for participants are as follow:
understand research underlying different methods for LD identification,
gain greater appreciation of the historical and conceptual basis for LD identification, and
enhance capacity for conducting comprehensive evaluations of LD.
Jack M. Fletcher, PhD, University of Houston, TX
Evaluation and Treatment of Executive Functioning, New Data, New Ideas (3 hours)
This presentation will provide an overview the of historical and current theories and definitions of executive functioning (EF), discuss the most current research reflecting the core issues that comprise these hypothesized functions, and review behaviors considered characteristic of EF as well as current diagnostic protocols and intervention. The presentation will include a discussion of data from the largest epidemiological/standardization sample completed thus far, examining EF in the general population of children.
Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, ABAP, University of Virginia, Fairfax, VA;
Sam Goldstein, PhD, Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center, Salt Lake City, UT
IDEA Trends, Rules, and Survival Tactics: A Legal Update on School (3 hours; fulfills legal/ethics CPD requirement)
School psychologists are confronted daily with an ever-changing labyrinth of federal and state regulatory pitfalls relating to special education and Section 504 accommodation. This workshop, delivered by a school law practitioner with decades of school district legal counseling, who has litigated special education and Section 504 disputes in six different states, will present plain-spoken, battle tested best practice suggestions for compliant special education delivery and handling of difficult special education issues.
John B. Comegno II, Esquire, Comegno Law Group, P.C., Moorestown, NJ