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JohnL Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Special Education
Charlottesville, Virginia
I'm a professor at the University of Virginia where I teach and conduct research about the problems of students with Learning Disabilities and Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. My research has focused mostly on evidence-based methods for teaching these students academic skills and... Full Bio
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ADHD on EBD Blog by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Over on EBD Blog there are several entries that might have shown up here. This is a list of five posts that have, at the least, some reference to Attention Deficit-Hy ... Read on »
ADHD on LD Blog by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Over on LD Blog I’ve just posted a list of references to entries on this blog that refer to the topic of ADHD. Because there are entries on that blog that could be of ... Read on »
ADHD peer relations by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other Emotional and Behavioral Disorders often have difficulty with social relationships. Their peers may r ... Read on »
Adolescent psych by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Altough I’ve only recently skimmed it, Erica Westly has a blog that appears to have some relevant content. Readers might wish to take a peek at Adolescent Psych. I sa ... Read on »
Adolescents with EBD by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Education Week is conducting an Internet-mediated “chat” about adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. It is slated for the afternoon of Wednesday, 17 Se ... Read on »
Adolesscent problems by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A large-scale study in Finland revealed differences by gender and by family situation in some self-reported and parent-reported behavior problems. Here’s the abstract ... Read on »
Adult consequences of LD by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities When children and youth with Learning Disabilities grow up, they often report that the difficulties they faced in schools are repeated in the work-a-day world. In “Di ... Read on »
Adult stakeholders by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health The US Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) is seeking citizens’ recommendations about a research agenda. Although this initiative aims at addressing i ... Read on »
AEAA by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Thanks to Christina Samuels, I’ve learned of a resource that I didn’t know previously. It’s called Act Early Against Autism Blog and it looks like a winner. AEAA Blog ... Read on »
AKoM founder resigns by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Dr. Melvin Levine has resigned from the executive board of the widely known program called “All Kinds of Minds,” an institute he co-founded in 1995, according to a n ... Read on »
AL local RtI coverage by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Under the headline, “Schools turn to intervention: Program aims to prevent kids from being rushed into special education,” Lisa Singleton-Rickman of the Times Daily ( ... Read on »
Alexa Posny says laws don’t work by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Alexa Posny, former Director of the US Office of Special Education Programs and now Commissioner of Education for the US state of Kansas, refused to support efforts b ... Read on »
Alice Sutton achieves by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Despite having dyslexia, Alice Sutton of Wales (UK) has earned her way into a degree university program. As reported by Moira Sharkey of the Western Mail, Ms. Sutton ... Read on »
All that Autism by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Over on All that Autism Douglas H. McDonald, Ph.D. is offering an online magazine focusing on Autism. The site offers a front page that features current news about re ... Read on »
Altering Autism insurance coverage legislation in VA by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Writing in the Richmond Times Dispatch, Olympia Meola reported on potential changes in support for insurance coverage for therapy for children with Autism in the Commonwealt ... Read on »
An illiterate teacher by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Joanne Jacobs has a post entitled “The illiterate teacher” about author John Corcoran who reports in a book that he “taught high school social studies, bookkeeping an ... Read on »
Andrea’s buzz by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A person who identifies herself as Andrea maintains a blog called Andrea’s Buzzing About in which she covers a bundle of issues. These are some of the categories she ... Read on »
Anesthesia and LD by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Cumulative percentage of learning disabilities diagnosis by the age at exposure shown separately for those that have zero, one, or multiple anesthetic exposures bef ... Read on »
Angular gyrus connection to LD by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities The Scientific American Web site describes a conference paper reporting that the angular gyrus may be linked to people’s abitlity to understand metaphors. Vilayanur S ... Read on »
Another confusion of LD with the generic by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Over on EBDBlog I posted an entry about a story recounting the use of theater to help children with Autism prepare for religious ceremonies. The reporter, James Ricci ... Read on »