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CE/CPD Module Description

Name of CE/CPD Module:
Requisite Assessment Skills and Considerations for Evaluating Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Dr. Kurt Metz

CE/CPD Description:
Dr. Kurt Metz provides an overview of unique challenges of working with the deaf and hard of hearing student population. He will review how memory and learning are similiar and dissimilar in deaf and hard of hearing students and normal hearing students. He will review the pitfalls of over-relying on scores from visual-spatial or nonverbal domains. Dr. Metz will also discuss the difference between auditory noise and visual noise related to attention in deaf and hard of hearing students.

CE/CPD Goals and Objectives:
This CE/CPD Module is designed to help you:
• Describe how the school neuropsychological processes (e.g., attention, learning and memory, etc.) are similar and dissimilar between learners who are DHH and hearing.
• Name two pitfalls of over-relying on scores from the visual-spatial (“nonverbal”) domain.
• Identify the challenges when conducting school neuropsychological evaluations on students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Number of CE/CPD Credits: 3

Cost for Individuals: $90

Cost for Groups of 5+: $

About the Presenter:


Dr. Kurt Metz, Ph.D., ABSNP
Kurt Metz is currently Senior Consulting Psychologist with Assessment Innovations that publishes theoretically-sound and empirically-validated assessment products. He holds a Master's degree in school counseling from Gallaudet University, an Ed.S. degree in school psychology from Auburn University, and a Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Kentucky. Kurt "saw the light" while enrolled in the 2006-2007 Philadelphia cohort of the School Neuropsychology Post-Graduate program taught by Dr. Steve Feifer. A strong advocate of the school neuropsychology model, Kurt believes that all school psychologists in the field should be well-versed in its content and competent in the direct application of the model in their work. He is hard of hearing and has been involved in the specialty area of deafness and assessment since 1994. 


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Individual Webinars for Purchase

Academic Deficits
Integrating Cognitive Assessment in School Neuropsychological Evaluations: New Developments in CHC Theory, SLD Identification, and Cross-Battery Assessment
Neuropsychology of Reading Disorders: From Assessment to Intervention
Neuropsychology of Writing Disorders: From Assessment to Intervention
Neuropsychology of Mathematics Disorders: From Assessment to Intervention


Assessment Instruments
NEPSY-II: From Administration to Clinical Interpretation
Evaluating Autism Spectrum Disorders with the Autism Spectrum Rating Scale: New Data and New Ideas
Delis Kaplan Executive Function Systems (D-KEFS): Administration and Interpretation
Cognitive Assessment System: Second Edition - From Assessment to Intervention
Test of Everyday Attention for Children - Second Edition (TEA-Ch2) J Version for children ages 5-0 to 7-11
Test of Everyday Attention for Children - Second Edition (TEA-Ch2) A Version for children ages 8-0 to 15-11
Clinical Populations
Neuro-profiling of the Hijacked Brain: Adolescent Addiction
Neuropsychology of Juvenile Delinquency
Neuropsychology of Chronic Illnesses
Neuropsychology of Pediatric Brain Tumors
Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury: From Assessment to Intervention
Requisite Assessment Skills and Considerations for Evaluating Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Cognitive Processes
A Five Dimensional Model of Executive Function: Cognition, Behavior, Social-Emotional, Academics, & Impairment
Neuropsychology of Working Memory: From Assessment to Interventions (Updated)
Long-Term Memory: From Assessment to Interventions
Neuropsychology of Executive Functions: Part 1 - Theories
Neuropsychology of Executive Functions: Part 2 - Assessment
Neuropsychology of Executive Functions: Part 3 - Interventions
Emotional Disturbance
Neuropsychology of Emotional Disturbance
When the brain injures others: Understanding, evaluating, and treating children and adolescent violence from a school neuropsychological perspective
Functional Neuroanatomy
Review of Functional Neuroanatomy
Legal and Ethical Issues
"All's Well That End's We" Addressing Psychological Ethical and Legal Issues
Report Writing and Case Studies
Making School Neuropsychological Reports Relevant to Curriculum and Instruction
Special Topics
Importance of Considering Sleep in School Neuropsychological Assessment
Multicultural Issues in School Psychology and School Neuropsychology