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Violence directed against K-12 teachers is a serious problem that demands the immediate attention of researchers, providers of teacher pre-service and in-service training, school administrators, community leaders, and policymakers. Surprisingly, little research has been conducted on this growing problem despite the broad impact teacher victimization can(More)
Scores from the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL; Achenbach, 1991a) and the Client Development Evaluation Report (CDER; California Department of Developmental Services, 1980) for 67 children and adolescents with mental retardation were examined to evaluate the factorial validity of the instruments. Four factor analyses were conducted. The initial factor(More)
A 28-year-old woman with prior neurosurgery involving the placement of a cadaveric dural graft developed a rapidly progressive neurodegenerative disorder with prominent cerebellar dysfunction that was proven at autopsy to be Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. She represents the second American to develop Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in association with a dural graft.(More)
BACKGROUND Timely provision of an ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) orthotist customized for individuals early after stroke can be problematic. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of a therapist-made AFO (SWIFT Cast) for walking recovery. METHODS This was a randomized controlled, observer-blind trial. Participants (n = 105) were recruited 3 to 42 days(More)
W e begin this article by introducing you to Andy. He is a student that all teachers have probably encountered at one time or another. Andy is likable and engaging, but his behaviors pose some challenges for his teacher. He almost never completes his assignments, and when reminded to stay on task, or if scolded for off-task behavior, Andy gets angry and(More)
A 41-year-old white man with facial pain and diplopia was found to have an invasive lesion of the clivus. The final pathological diagnosis was eosinophilic granuloma. The patient's symptoms resolved completely after transsphenoidal resection of the lesion. The pathological and radiological diagnosis and the treatment of solitary eosinophilic granulomas are(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed rates of mental health care utilization among juvenile detainees upon community reentry and examined the impact of a mental health screening and referral program. METHODS A pre-post cohort design was used: 24 months before and after implementation of the program. The sample included 7,265 observations from 6,345 participants(More)
Many older women reduce the amount of cooking and food preparation they do in later life. While cooking may be seen as traditionally associated with women's family roles, little is known about the impact of such reduced engagement with food on their lives. This paper presents the findings from a one-year qualitative study (Changes Around Food Experience,(More)
University—one of seven projects across the state funded by the Tennessee Department of Education to provide training and technical assistance to schools as they address the academic, social, and behavioral needs of students. Students come to school with a wide range of academic, behavioral, and social strengths and needs. To serve these students well,(More)
  • Katie Weir, Molly Cooney, Martha Walter, Colleen Moss, Erik W Carter, Leah Zimmerman +7 others
  • 2011
to our project and this resource guide. We offer special thanks to the hundreds of parents who took the time to share their perspectives with us as well as the dozens of school staff who assisted with our study. For more information about the Natural Supports Project and the Waisman Center's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities,(More)