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What Makes Teens Tick? Understanding the Teenage Brain

Teenagers often get a bad rap for being a scourge on society for the types of choices they make. Fortunately, researchers focused on brain development in teenagers have a better understanding of why teens go through this stage that can be challenging both for them and the adults who love them. This research sheds light on the unique strengths and challenges of teenagers and how some of the behaviours that adults find difficult are actually essential for the journey to adulthood.

Research from Dr. Gabrielle Wilcox

Reading struggles? Don’t wait to advocate for your child

Gabrielle Wilcox, Werklund School of Education, writes in Conversation Canada about how to best teach children to read

Student violence in classrooms: How teacher crisis intervention training can help

Gabrielle Wilcox, Werklund School of Education, writing in Conversation Canada

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Moving into the adult world more difficult for children with intellectual disabilities