Jennifer Saltzman-Benaiah

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Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) teaches parents to empathize with their children’s difficulties and find collaborative ways of solving problems. The aims of this pilot were to develop a CPS group intervention and evaluate its feasibility and preliminary efficacy for parents of children with disruptive behaviours. The parents of 12 children (N= 19) with(More)
Our understanding of children's social competence has increased tremendously over the past two decades. There is increasing evidence to suggest that social-cognitive impairments are not restricted to children on the autistic spectrum, but rather may be associated with a host of developmental and acquired neurological conditions including learning(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between hemispheric speech dominance and several demographic and seizure variables in a large sample of children (N=75) who underwent the intracarotid amobarbital procedure (IAP) prior to surgery. The findings were similar to results previously reported in adults and children, suggesting that(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have shown an increased level of stress in parents of autistic children relative to parents of non-autistic children. Few studies have examined parenting stress specifically within the Asperger Syndrome (AS) population. Children with AS often have associated difficulties such as sensory sensitivities and problems with executive(More)
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