Dr. Shahal Rozenblatt, Clinical Neuropsychologist, New York

Testing Accommodations on High Stakes Tests: Who are they for and what is their purposeTable of ContentsI. What is a disability and how is a disability determined?II. What is the purpose of accommodations?III. What is an appropriate accommodation?IV. The problem of unnecessary accommodationsV. ReferencesThere has been increasing awareness over the last couple of decades of
Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have shown there may be key genetic differences in the causes of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) between African Americans and people of European ancestry, which may play an important part in how patients of different ethnic backgrounds respond to treatments for this condition. The findings were published online
Loneliness is recognized as a serious threat to mental health. Even as our world becomes increasingly connected over digital platforms, young people in our society are feeling a growing sense of isolation. The COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many countries to implement social distancing and school closures, magnifies the need for understanding the mental health consequences