Continuing Education

Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra and Nancy Castilleja

The presenters will discuss interpreting Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals, Preschool-3 results in the context of a comprehensive language assessment. Topics will include evaluating test scores as one part of the body of evidence for diagnostic decisions, interpreting score differences, and using assessment results to make recommendations for next steps for the child, family, and teacher.
 

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Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra and Nancy Castilleja

The presenters will discuss interpreting Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals, Preschool-3 results in the context of a comprehensive language assessment. Topics will include evaluating test scores as one part of the body of evidence for diagnostic decisions, interpreting score differences, and using assessment results to make recommendations for next steps for the child, family, and teacher.
 

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Presenter(s): Celine Saulnier

This webinar provided an overview of adaptive behavior profiles in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how patterns of delays can negatively impact independence throughout life. Participants learned how to administer and interpret the Vineland™-3 in person and via telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and apply results to goals for intervention.

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Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra, Shannon Wang, Nancy Castilleja

Difficulties with communication, language, and social skills are common concerns for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). While some individuals’ communication and language difficulties are subtle, other individuals’ difficulties are severe. Early identification in all cases provides the best opportunity for improvement. This webinar will focus on assessments appropriate for individuals of different ages and language ability levels.
 

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Presenter(s): Shelley Hughes

Recognizing the sensory processing and motor needs of individuals with autism is vital for participation and success. Challenges in these areas may underlie or exacerbate many social, behavioral, and learning difficulties. This webinar will highlight sensory and motor assessments and strategies available to health and educational professionals to support this population, including understanding contextual implications, identifying strengths, and providing individuals and families with the knowledge to understand and advocate for their needs.
 

Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra and Nancy Castilleja

At this session, presenters will provide information that will enable participants to describe the differences between CELF Preschool-3 and PLS-5 and explain how clinicians can select the test that provides useful information about a child’s language skills. Using case studies, the presenter will describe differences in the type of data provided on each test and explain how differences in the format and content of the tests can contribute to score differences.
 

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