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NSU Professor Discusses How to Wake Your Child Up the Right Way

Getting enough sleep as a child is a critical component in the early developmental phase. According to Forbes, sleep deprivation can lead to long term ramifications and may even affect brain development. However, waking your child up may not be as easy as anticipated. Roseanne Lesack Ph.D., BCBA-D, ABPP, director of…


NSU’s Director of Feeding Disorders Clinic Speaks to CNN about Study on Getting Kids to Eat More Veggies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children with obesity are at a higher risk of having chronic health conditions and diseases that influence physical health. A study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics observed how children at school would be effected with segmented plates that had pictures of healthy…


Picky Eaters: Tips and Tricks on How to Get your Kids to Branch Out

Thousands of parents struggle with picky eaters refuse to eat or only eat certain foods. According to Roseanne Lesack, Ph.D., BCBA-D, ABPP, director of the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Clinic at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center, most children go through some sort of picky phase. Similar to how children at that stage also have a…


How to Make a Baby Stop Crying

Roseanne Lesack, Ph.D., BCBA-D, ABPP, director of the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Clinic at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center, is a featured expert on soothing a crying baby on the website www.fatherly.com.   Read her advice HERE.


Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting – Coping

It’s been over a week since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, where 17 lives were lost. Students throughout Florida and other states are turning their pain into change with the #NeverAgain movement, using their voices to urge lawmakers to tighten gun control policy to…


NSU Experts Offer Support and Guidance Following Parkland School Shooting

NSU’s College of Psychology, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and the Mailman Segal Center have come forward in many ways to help those impacted by the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Psychologists from the College of Psychology worked hand in hand with…


NSU’s Mailman Segal Center Earns AISF Reaccreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Mailman Segal Center for Human Development (MSC) has received reaccreditation from the Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF). The Center received excellent results on both its self-study process and the report from the AISF evaluation committee’s site visit….