Sponsored by the Association of Specialists in the Assessment of Intellectual Functioning (ASAIF)   http://www.asaif.net/ and

Children's Dyslexia Center of Nashua (CDC) http://cdcnashua.org

Millions of children with dyslexia endure frustration and demoralization on a

daily basis as they struggle to acquire skills that many of us take for granted.


"Assessments of Phonological Deficits" Shorty presented by Elaine Holden, Ph.D., FAOGPE

Date: May 12, 2017                     Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.      Registration: 4:30 p.m.

Location: 200 Main Street, Nashua, NH

Cost: $35 for ASAIF members and $55 for nonmembers - this includes beverages and light snack; bring your own supper. Certificates will be given for 3 continuing education hours or 3 NASP-approved CPD credits.



Assessments for Phonological Deficits – This workshop will focus on understanding how weaknesses in the areas of phonological process impact early reading skills. There will be a brief overview of auditory processing deficits and their impact on acquisition of early reading skills, and then Dr. Holden will look at the following normed assessment tools used to identify weaknesses in the area of phonology: Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing – 2, Test of Auditory Processing – 3, Feifer Assessment of Reading (phonology only). 


 Dr. Elaine Holden. Dr. Holden, the co-founder and Director of The Reading Foundation, Amherst, NH, has been a reading specialist/consultant in the New England area for 40 years. Currently, she provides educational evaluations in the area of reading and related language disorders and directs the tutorials for The Reading Foundation, is a Senior Lecturer in the Graduate School of Education at Rivier University, Nashua, New Hampshire, a certified Dyslexia Therapist (IDA), and sits on the governing board for the Association of Specialists in the Assessment of Intellectual Functioning (ASAIF). Elaine also is a past member of the New Hampshire board of directors of The International Dyslexia Association, and was the first Orton-Gillingham Academy Fellow in the state of New Hampshire. Elaine is the New Hampshire director of the National Right to Read Foundation and was the only woman appointed as a Commissioner on Governor Lynch’s Commission on the Status of Men. She also is a member of the Board of Governors for the Children’s Dyslexia Center of Nashua, New Hampshire.


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