MS061: Cross-Battery Assessment of Executive Functions

Description:

This mini-skills presentation will highlight the importance of executive functions assessment in the schools in order to understand how executive deficits negatively impact students’ learning and academic performance. Executive function components will be defined and their assessment using systematic and psychometrically defensible procedures of the Cross-Battery Assessment approach will be demonstrated. Participants will learn how to organize assessments that are sensitive to specific executive functions and how to apply this information to guide individualized interventions.

Speaker(s):

Zsuzsanna Kiraly, Rosa Hagin School Consultation Center, New York, NY