Differential Diagnoses and Treatment for Specific Learning Disabilities Across Development
Virginia W. Berninger, Ph.D.,
Virginia W. Berninger, PhD is a psychologist and former teacher (general education, special education, and reading specialist) with extensive experience in school-related assessment, consultation, and research. She is currently Professor of Educational Psychology (Learning Sciences), Director of the University Brain Education and Technology Center (UBET Education site), and Learning Disabilities Coordinator, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center for Human Development and Disability, University of Washington. She has been the Principal Investigator and Director of the NICHD-funded, University of Washington Multidisciplinary Learning Disability Center and Literacy Trek Project. She was Co-Chair of the Academic Intervention subgroup in the APA School Psychology Task Force on Empirically Supported Interventions. During her 30 years of research on normal reading, writing, and math development and learning disabilities in reading, writing, and math, she has authored, co-authored, or edited over 200 research publications, including 7 books on implementing evidence-based assessment and intervention in schools.