Assessing Students with Visual Impairments


Betty Henry, PhD, NCSP

This presentation examines the essential Issues regarding Executive Functioning: Implications for Academic and Behavioral Remediation.

2 hours running time

SKU: WEB-9 Category:

With the increased frequency of “miracle babies” (those who survive the remarkable odds of prematurity), most psychologists can anticipate the need to provide consultation and assessment services for children with sensory impairments such as blindness or VI. This workshop will address the knowledge base, challenges, and skills associated with providing competent service for students who experience the many varieties of vision impairment.

Participants will be introduced to issues basic to the development and education of students with VI. They will explore circumstances under which assessment would be either mandated or helpful, review and practice appropriate assessment instruments (including some Piagetian measures), review standards and examples of psychological reports, apply this knowledge to specific issues of potential co-morbidity, and consider time management issues in a time-limited world. As much as possible, this will be a hands-on workshop.

Betty Henry, PhD, NCSP, is a school psychologist at the California School for the Blind. She is a former CASP president, Sandra Goff Award recipient, regional representative, CPD chair, and CASP representative on Larry P. assessment issues. She has presented this workshop for a variety of school districts.
LMFTs/LCSWs/LPCCs/LEPs: This course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs/LCSWs/LPCCs/LEPs licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. NCSPs: The course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of Continuing Professional Development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under Provider Number 1025, licensed by the National Association of School Psychologists. CASP is responsible for the content of this workshop.

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