Mary Shiffer


Mary Shiffer, MS, CCC/SLP, holds a B.A. in elementary education and M.S. in speech and hearing science from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. She has worked 24 years as a speech/language pathologist in public school settings from early intervention through high school. Her major areas of interest are literacy, diagnosis of language learning disorder in elementary students and the impact of disorders on academic achievement, and autism spectrum disorders and pragmatic deficits in behaviorally disordered children and teens.

Are you conducting a clinical trial that requires use of our instruments in a specialized format?

Through an easily arranged licensing agreement, WPS Rights & Permissions can provide you our copyrighted instrument(s), like the CDRS-R, in an industry standard metadata format that has been defined by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC). 

The CDISC works with the FDA, US National Institutes of Health (NIH), and global organizations conducting clinical research to represent data collected in clinical trials in a standards format that can be more consistently analyzed and reviewed.  

This specialized format has also been incorporated into the National Cancer Institute Enterprise Vocabulary Services (NCI-EVS) thesaurus. 

If you want to learn more about how you can gain access to this customized file, please contact