Assessments

Assessment is a systematic way of gaining some understanding of ndividuals or families in order to make informed decisions. The purposes of assessment include screening, problem-solving, diagnosis, counseling and rehabilitation, and progress evaluation.

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Assessment Core Seminar Series Panel Discussion: "Outcome Assessment in Developmental Disabilities: An Interprofessional Conversation"
Assessment Core Seminar Series Panel Discussion: "Outcome Assessment in Developmental Disabilities: An Interprofessional Conversation"

VKC Learning Assessment Clinic “laser-focused” on tackling learning challenges
Just as each snowflake is unique, so are each student’s learning processes. So when students come to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) Learning Assessment Clinic, clinicians work together to develop an individual plan to identify and to target areas of learning challenges and to boost areas of proficiency to make learning effective.

VKC Special Lecture: "Exposing Elusive Effects in Cognitive Research: Dynamic Assessment as a Research Tool"
VKC Special Lecture: "Exposing Elusive Effects in Cognitive Research: Dynamic Assessment as a Research Tool"

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Jim Bodfish, Ph.D.
Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D.
Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education; Professor of Psychology, Radiology, and Pediatrics; Associate Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy center; Director, IDDRC Translational Neuroimaging Core C; Faculty Director, VKC Reading Clinic

Douglas Fuchs, Ph.D.
Nicholas Hobbs Chair and Professor of Special Education and Professor of Pediatrics

Lynn S. Fuchs, Ph.D.
Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment and Professor of Special Education

Evon B. Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Psychology, and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Director of Training, UCEDD; Associate Director, Vanderbilt Consortium LEND; Neurobehavioral Phenotypes Coordinator, IDDRC Clinical Translational Core B

Daniel Reschly, Ph.D.
Professor of Education and Psychology Emeritus

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