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Experience

Passion. Diligence. Experience.

 

My Experience

Having trained at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Maryland and authored several books, most notably "Straight Talk about ADHD: A Guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for Irish Parents and Professionals" and, "Does my Child Need Help? A Guide to Educational Assessments and Intervention", I am an expert on all areas related to child/adult assessments and interventions. Learn more about my experience below.

 

Education

 
 

  • NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY
    Ed.D., Educational Psychology

  • NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY
    M.A., Educational Psychology

  • SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
    B.A., Psychology

A Sample of Published Papers:

  • Wilkinson, W, (2019). [The Fairy Tale Test]. In K.F. Geisinger, R.A., Spies, J. F. Carlson & B. S. Plake (Eds.). The Twenty Second Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.

  • Wilkinson, W. & Wilkinson, Z (2017). WIAT – II . Conference Presentation, “WIAT- II: A Correlational Study of Reading Accuracy, Reading Speed, and Comprehension. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Limerick, Ireland.

  • Wilkinson, W. & Wilkinson, Z (2015). WIAT - II Reading Speed: An initial validation study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

  • Wilkinson, W. (2007). [Checking Individual Progress in Phonics]. In K.F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson & B. S. Plake (Eds.) the Seventeenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.

  • Wilkinson, W. (2005). [College ADHD Response Evaluation]. In R.A.. Spies & B.S. Plake (Eds.) the Sixteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.

  • Wilkinson, W. (2005). [Dyslexia Adult Screening Test]. In R.A. Spies & B.S. Plake (Eds.) the Sixteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.

  • Wilkinson, W. (2003). [Dyslexia Early Screening Test]. In B.S. Plake & J.C. Impara (Eds.) the Sixteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.

  • Wilkinson, W. (2003). [Brown Attention Deficit Disorder Scales for Children & Adolescents]. In B.S. Plake & J.C. Impara (Eds.) the Sixteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.

  • Wilkinson, W. (1997). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Symptoms and Their Implications for Integrated Education. Learn, 19, 19-28.

  • Wilkinson, W. (1996). Advances in the assessment and diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Irish Doctor, 9, 14- 18.

  • Wilkinson, W. (1996). Treatment options for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Irish Doctor, 9, 24-28.

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Since 1995, my focus is the assessment and treatment of learning, behavioural, and developmental conditions, such as:

 
  • School refusal

  • Social Anxiety

  • General Anxiety

  • AD/HD

  • ODD

  • Dyspraxia

  • Dylsexia

  • Dyscalculia

  • Non – Verbal Learning Disability.

  • Specific Language Impairment

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders, including Aspergers Syndrome and Pathological Demand Avoidance.

My experience includes:

 
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Program, National University Ireland, Galway. 2005 to present.

  • Licensed Psychologist, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA. 1992 – 1995.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Counselling and Educational Psychology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, N.M. USA. 1989 – 1995.

  • Pre – Doctoral Intern, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. USA. 1988 – 1989.

 

 

Publications

 
 

Books & Chapters

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  • Does My Child Need Help? A Guide to Educational Assessments and Interventions
    Orpen Press, 2014

  • AD/HD in the Classroom: Symptoms and Treatment
    Chapter in “Handbook of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”, John Wiley & Sons, 2007

  • Straight Talk About AD/HD: A Guide to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder for Irish Parents 

    Collins Press, 2003

  • Research for the Helping Professions

    Brooks-Cole, 1996