Assessment scales for ADHD have been developed using mostly male research samples. As a result, the behaviours indicating ADHD in girls may not be what you expect Meadow Schroeder, University of Calgary When asked to describe a typical child (More)
Talking to children with ASD about their diagnosis Upon receiving news that their child or adolescent has ASD, many families may struggle with when, how, or even if they should inform them of their diagnosis. These questions can cause parents addi (More)
Developing supports for university students with ASD Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have difficulty with social interaction and communication. Particularly during the transition to post-secondary life, these students may be v (More)
Understanding the needs of students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) Children with specific learning disabilities (SLD) are a diverse group. Between 6-8% of all children will experience an SLD that requires specialized support. Child (More)
Exploring positive development among Zulu youth The view of children and youth from many perspectives is that they are pervasively “at-risk” and embarking on developmental trajectories that are defined by weakness, deficit, and even mere survi (More)
Understanding clinical reasoning skills to improve psychologist training School psychologists spend a significant amount of time on assessment-related activities. These assessments inform interventions and treatment plans for students, and accurac (More)
Developing a training program for coaching adolescents and adults with ADHD ADHD coaching is an intervention that complements other recommended treatment plans, such as medication and psychotherapy. Coaching programs educate potential coaches on liv (More)
Evaluating a job exploration program for youth with developmental disabilities A research chat with MSc graduate Amanda Smith-Demers Tell us about your research project. The main purpose of my masters research, was to explor (More)
Understanding the factors influencing student engagement as they transition between grades Students’ engagement in their learning has an important influence on academic achievement and school completion. For students at the onset of puberty, navig (More)