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  • I also work on NJ and I have always been under the impression you cannot work as an independent contractor at the Masters level.  If you have a doctorate and are licensed, then you can.  If you are at the Masters level, you may be able to do it if you ...

  • Regardless of the validity of the ADOS instruments (and they may be very valid) I would find it very unusual for a negative diagnosis (no, your child does not qualify as Autistic) overriding the diagnosis of a local family physician, who uses far less ...

  • You need to check your state regulations or laws to see what you are allowed to do.   In Virginia the Board of Psychology is part of the Department of Health Professions and regulates all psychological practice that is not in a school.   Consult with ...

  • P.S.  You do have to have certification in NJ. ------------------------------ Wendy Miller Southampton PA ------------------------------

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  • IMHO, standardized academic achievement tests like the WRAT, WJ-III, etc. are not designed to measure academic "growth" like this. The specific items on those tests may or may not cover/relate to the curriculum the student was taught during the school ...

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  • I work n a rural school that is fairly small. We have a total of 1200 k-12 students in one building with about 450 high school students. This is my second year working in the district as school psychologist and special education coordinator. The school ...

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    Just one energy drink can cause potentially harmful spikes in both stress hormone levels and blood pressure in young, healthy adults, a new study shows. After drinking a 16-ounce can of "Rockstar Punched," young adults had a 74 percent ...

  • Only 10 percent of concussions involve a loss of consciousness , but the other 90 percent can still produce symptoms! Children who exhibit the following warning signs should be stopped, evaluated, and followed by a physician until symptoms ...

  • LEARNING THEORIES has done a superb job condensing almost all of the main paradigms and theories into one easy accessible whole. This website ‘features learning theories, models, and frameworks that address how people learn. Each one is summarized ...

  • With another school year soon upon us - Please share and watch with loved ones, students, clients, & colleagues (especially individuals with ADHD)! In Close To Home, we are introduced to six characters on a perfectly average day. Their lives ...