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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Jim Bodfish, Ph.D.
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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 Neuroscience Core (Core C); Faculty Director, VKC Reading Clinic

Douglas Fuchs, Ph.D.
Nicholas Hobbs Chair and Professor of Special Education Emeritus; Co-Director, National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention (NCLii)

Lynn S. Fuchs, Ph.D.
Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment Emerita and Research Professor

Rachel Hundley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Medicine, and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Learning Assessment Clinic

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

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

Frank Tong, Ph.D.
Centennial Professor of Psychology; Deputy Director of Psychometrics, Frist Center for Autism & Innovation

Zachary E. Warren, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Developmental Medicine, Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics; Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Special Education; Executive Director, VKC TRIAD; Director, Autism Research, Department of Pediatrics and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center; Autism Research Registry Faculty Director; Deputy Director of Community Engagement, Frist Center for Autism & Innovation

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