Gail Andrews

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According to many dental professionals, the decay effects from the accumulation of sugar on teeth are a very difficult concept for young children to learn. Playing the dental hygiene game with Thinking Tags brings context into the classroom. Instead of watching a demonstration of the accumulation of sugars on a screen or being told about dental health, this(More)
In this study, small wearable microprocessor-driven GroupWear tags are used in a science classroom in order to investigate the effects on the nature and quality of discourse among students. The Thinking Tags are pre-programmed to run a genetics simulation for the purpose of exploring concepts related to inheritance, such as genotype, phenotype, probability(More)
Urgent action is needed to address mental health issues globally. In Africa, where mental health disorders account for a huge burden of disease and disability, and where in general less than 1% of the already small health budgets are spent on these disorders, the need for action is acute and urgent. Members of the World Health Organization, including(More)
BACKGROUND Children with progressive metabolic, neurological, or chromosomal conditions and their families anticipate an unknown lifespan, endure unstable and often painful symptoms, and cope with erratic emotional and spiritual crises as the condition progresses along an uncertain trajectory towards death. Much is known about the genetics and(More)
OBJECTIVES Investigate cognitive, educational, and perceptual motor skills up to 2 years posttransplant of pediatric hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT) survivors and their correlates. METHODS Survivors were assessed at baseline, 12, and 24 months after transplant. RESULTS Performance IQ improved over time and was negatively related to(More)
Objectives Investigate cognitive, educational, and perceptual motor skills up to 2 years posttransplant of pediatric hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT) survivors and their correlates. Methods Survivors were assessed at baseline, 12, and 24 months after transplant. Results Performance IQ improved over time and was negatively related to(More)
  • Kessler, R C Andrews, G Colpe, L J Hiripi, E K Normand, S.-L T Walters +35 others
  • 2004
Purpose The Kansas Department on Aging (KDOA) and the Department of Social & Rehabilitative Services (SRS) contracted with the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare's Office of Aging & Long Term Care (OALTC) to conduct the " Connecting Older Kansans with Community Mental Health Services: A Pilot Study ". The purpose of this three year study is to(More)
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