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Assessment of Children with Visual Impairments—Part of our disability series!

Date: March 9, 2023

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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This webinar will discuss the unique challenges of evaluating an individual with a visual impairment. The session will review issues related to test adaptation, test interpretation, and construct validity. Participants will learn how to make an ethical, informed decision about when to proceed with an evaluation, when and where to seek consultation, and when to refer elsewhere.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • List what types of visual impairments will impact an evaluation and in what way.
  • Explain how adaptations or modifications to tests can impact their validity.
  • Describe the boundaries of your competence in assessing individuals with a visual impairment.

Qualification Level Required: B

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Target Audience: Psychologists, school psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychologists

  • Maegan Sady, PhD, ABPP-CN, Project director,, PAR, Inc.
  • Jen Engle, PhD, ABPdN, Board certified psychologist, BC Children's Hospital
  • May Nguyen, MS, LEP, NCSP, ACUE, Licensed educational psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist, California School of the Blind Assessment Center


*Participants wishing to receive continuing education (CE) credit must attend the entire webinar and complete the postwebinar evaluation form. Once participants have completed the evaluation, your letter of attendance will be available for immediate download from your account. PAR is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to provide continuing education for psychologists. PAR maintains responsibility for the program and its content. PAR’s NASP APS Provider Number is 1051. PAR is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PAR maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Disclosure: PAR is a publisher of assessments, which may be discussed during the presentation.