Dr. Stuart Ablon: Kids Lack Skills, Not Will to Do Well

Students with behavioral challenges have been misunderstood. Dr. Stuart Ablon credits research in the neurosciences with discovering why some students exhibit chronic challenging behaviors. Ablon suggests that these students have a learning disability in three cognitive domains: flexibility, frustration tolerance and problem-solving.

accutrain education school professional development training resources conferencesWatch Dr. Ablon contend that challenging student behaviors are often signs of skill deficits.

Harvard Professor, Founder of Think:Kids and author of The School Discipline Fix, Dr. Ablon will deliver a plenary session entitled Rethinking Challenging Behaviors: Skill, Not Will at the School Discipline Conference in Las Vegas.


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