Dawn P. Flanagan, PhD
Dr. Dawn P. Flanagan is professor of Psychology and Director of the School Psychology training programs at St. John's University in Queens, NY. She is also Clinical Assistant Professor at Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine. In addition to her teaching responsibilities in the areas of intellectual assessment, psychoeducational assessment, learning disability, and professional issues in school psychology, she serves as an expert witness, learning disability consultant, and psychoeducational test/measurement consultant and trainer for organizations both nationally and internationally. She is a widely published author of books, book chapters, and articles. Her most recent books include the Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, 2nd Edition and the second editions of 1. Contemporary Intellectual Assessment : Theories, Tests, and Issues; 2. The Achievement Test Desk Reference: A Guide toLearning Disability Identification; and 3. Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment.
Dr.Flanagan is a Fellow of both APA and the American Board of PsychologicalSpecialties. She is a past recipient of APA’s Lightner Witmer Award - in recognitionof her early contributions to the field of School Psychology. Dr. Flanagan alsoreceived an Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award from her university inrecognition of her dedication to teaching, mentoring students, publishing, andconducting research. Dr. Flanagan is perhaps best known for the development of the CHC Cross-Battery Approach and the development of an operational definition ofspecific learning disability. Dr. Flanagan’s most recent contribution to the field is a 6-hour multi-media professional development course entitled, Agora: The Marketplaceof Ideas, Best Practices: Applying Response to Intervention (RTI) and ComprehensiveAssessment for the Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities. [DVD].