Dr. Roth is excited to announce that he is offering a new service to the community. Clients can securely submit their child’s IEP, Psychological and Psycho-educational assessment reports, and any other supporting documentation to Dr. Roth. At this point, Dr. Roth will scrutinize these documents and systematically provide feedback that will include easy to understand summaries, recommendations, and items for follow up. Families can then […]
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Intuitively it makes sense. Those with disabilities are more likely to be bullied than their general education peers; however, a recent study published in the Journal of School Psychology found that those with disabilities are also more likely to be the perpetrators of bullying than their general education peers. The authors hypothesized that this cycle of bullying begins with the victimization of the student with […]
I am not sure how often my parents contacted my school when I was growing up. I think that they had a sense of trust in the institution of public education that the professionals had a firm understanding of how to best educate me and also had my best interest at heart. I think that my parents also a firm understanding that part of instilling […]
Human beings do not exist in bubble. We are adaptable and highly contextual beings. We exist in dyads, family systems, school systems, work systems (and an infinite amount of other systems). With that being said, it is no wonder that I often hear parents speak of their child’s school behavior and state “we never see those behaviors at home.” I also hear parents pleading with […]
behavior, behavior modification, rewards
It seems as though the media has latched on to the meme of America’s failing public education system. Yes, we are lagging in many indicator; however, the glaring truth is that failing schools are much more likely to exist in poor communities. Maybe America can learn a lesson from some of our European friends. In Finland, schools do not compete with each other for funding […]
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I am heartened when I meet with divorcing or separating parents that seek consultation with me to review appropriate methods of parenting during divorce. These parents show a level of thoughtfulness and care that many divorcing parents are not able to access due to the chaos and overwhelming emotion that often surround this type of transition.