Frank W. Van Santen

Frank Van Santen teaches and conducts evaluations for children and adults with suspected learning disabilities or attention deficits. He also teaches graduate students how to assess children and adults with LD and ADHD. Research interests include methodology for diagnosing LD, assistive technology, and standardized testing.

Education

PhD Learning Disabilities, Northwestern University
MA Learning Disabilities, Northwestern University
MA Psychology, Indiana State University
BS Psychology, Loyola University Chicago


Publications

Booth, J.R., Burman, D.D., Van Santen, F.W., Harasaki, Y., Gitelman, D.R., Parrish, T.B., & Mesulam, M.M. (2001). The development of specialized brain systems for reading and oral-language. Child Neuropsychology, 7, 119-141.

Booth, J.R., Burman, D.D., Van Santen, F.W., Harasaki, Y., Gitelman, D,R,, Parrish, T.B., & Mesulam, M.M. (2001).Developmental differences in brain systems for reading. Croatian Review of Rehabilitation Research, 37, 37-52

Courses

CSD 482 Clinical Study and Research in Differential Diagnosis
CSD 481-1, 2, 3 Theory and Practice in Learning Disabilities and Related Disorders
CSD 396-2 Advanced Diagnostic Procedures in Learning Disabilities

 

Frank W. Van Santen

Lecturer; Clinic Supervisor

Department:

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Office:

2315 Campus Drive
Room 2429
Evanston, IL 60208

Phone:

847-467-1198

Graduate Programs:

Learning Disabilities Concentration; Speech, Language, and Learning