Baylor Media Communications Tonya B. Lewis A controversial treatment for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is not only ineffective but may be harmful, according to a study conducted by Baylor University researchers. Tonya N. Davis, Ph.D., assistant professor of educational psychology in Baylor's School of Education and co-author of the study, gives tips on how to decipher research on autism treatments. This research study information has also been reported at redorbit.com, sciencecodex.com, theautismnews.com and health.yahoo.net.
The Growler, Nov. 28, 2012 Baylor wide receiver Terrance Williams, Senior, SOE General Studies, has been named to the 2012 AFCA FBS Coaches' All-America Team, announced Wednesday by the American Football Coaches Association.
Ms. Yuko Prefume, (MSED '06) Ed.D. candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was named the 2012 Texas Foreign Language Association Teacher of the Year in Japanese. She was presented with her award at the Fall 2012 TFLA Conference in October at the Austin Renaissance Hotel in Austin.
By WENDY GRAGG Waco Trib.Com Monday November 12, 2012 Speegleville, a Midway Independent School District campus, outfitted all 250 students, from kindergarten through fourth grade, with iPads this fall, and school officials say it's going great so far. "The engagement level of the students has increased significantly," Principal Christopher Eberlein(MSED '01 Educational Administration; MS '91 Educational Psychology) said. "Students are eager to learn and wanting to come to school."
Baylor will mark International Education Week with numerous events--from food to movies to 'how to' sessions--around campus Nov. 12-16. Baylor School of Education faculty sharing information on various study abroad programs are Dr. Eva Doyle, Brazil; Dr. Laine Scales, Oxford; and Richard Strot, Costa Rica. For a calendar of events see full story.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2012) The Baylor Autism Resource Center (BARC) will host a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Rosa's Café, 4200 Franklin Ave. To participate in the fundraiser, patrons can either dine-in or use the drive-thru at Rosa's Café and must present a BARC fundraiser flyer at the time of purchase to the cashier.
The Baylor Lariat Waco Independent School District, the City of Waco and Baylor University are collaborating with other local organizations to create a new community-wide position that will tackle poverty in Waco: the chief administrative officer for community and family outreach. The chosen person will also need to have experience in working with families and communities that are impoverished, said Jon Engelhardt, the Dean of the School of Education at Baylor.