An educational innovation makes national waves

The timing was ripe earlier this summer when Ed Shapiro visited Capitol Hill to talk with congressional staffers about methods of identifying and helping young children who have difficulties learning math and reading.   Read more >>

Child at lunch

Training Psychologists to Connect Healthcare and Schools

Parents often turn to pediatricians or family physicians when their children have emotional or behavioral problems. Then it’s up to parents to share information with schools, which can be challenging and overwhelming.    Read more >>

The primary purpose is to further develop and refine a parent education program to increase parent engagement with early intervention for young children with attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A secondary purpose is to develop an alternative format of parent education (web-based) in order to increase parent accessibility to and engagement with intervention.

Setting: Parent education sessions will be conducted in community settings (e.g., school, health care office). Data will be collected in parent education sessions and in family homes.


The Center for Promoting Research to Practice at Lehigh University has a mission to generate knowledge that will truly impact the lives of individuals with, or at risk for disabilities. The primary objective is to establish partnerships with schools, parents and families, and community service providers to enhance the use of best practices for individuals with, or at risk for disabilities.