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Posted by J.D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School on Tuesday, October 24, 2017
J.D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School
J.D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor Emeritus Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Eastern Virginia Medical School Sleep and its relationship to neurodevelopmental disorders is an important field of study that naturally evolved from research on the relationship between Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and sleep.  There is now a wider understanding that sleep difficulty is more prevalent among young people with a diverse array of neurodevelopmental problems than among youth in the...
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015
"Educational Assessment" is a very broad term covering every formal and informal assessment that is given to a student to measure understanding and synthesis of content, the following information focuses on diagnostic assessments that are used to identify learning differences in students. These assessments do not strictly identify the more obvious barriers to learning but also can identify barriers to learning that often go unnoticed or mislabeled in many students. Once a student has received...
Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Poetry still manages to motivate people to interpret the world the way they experience it. Everyday poets utilize the unique expression of poetry to confront serious issues in their lives, such as low self-esteem, depression, and loss. It’s extremely important to teach young people to express themselves in positive ways because some youth may not feel comfortable openly talking about their problems. They may process their experiences differently and may need more time—and the proper environment...
Posted on Monday, December 8, 2014
What is PBIS?Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports, PBIS, are preventive approaches that focus on positively supporting behaviors.  The “interventions” utilize evidence-based strategies to improve behavior. The aim is to be proactive by creating an environment and a culture where negative behavior is prevented rather than punished.  Behavioral expectations are positively stated, so they focus on what kids should do rather than what they shouldn’t do. It is not a scolding language that...
Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The written word carries a power that many have grown to adopt in their everyday lives. Sure, we may send a tweet, a text, or create a Facebook post, at times, but are we really challenging each other to write about the social issues of the day? Some may take this luxury of committing words to paper for granted—especially in a quickly advancing technological world—but each and every day people are challenging the world with their ideas and solutions! As adults, we’ve been addressing many of...