Areas of Expertise
Research Interests: Antecedent interventions and preventive care in Education and Health for individuals with special needs. Use of technology in professional preparation programs. Developing online and distance education teaching programs, Universal Design, Global health and education issues
Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Kercood, S. & Banda, D. R.
(2012). The Effects of Added Physical Activity on Performance during a Listening
Comprehension Task for Students with and without Attention Problems. International Journal of Applied Educational Studies, 13 (1), 20.
Kercood, S., Zentall, S.S.,
Vinh, M., Thomas-Wright, K.A. (2012).
Attentional Cuing in Math Word Problems for Girls
At-Risk for ADHD and their Peers in General Education Settings. Contemporary
Educational Psychology, 37 (2), 106–112.
D.R., Hart, S.L., & Kercood, S.
Noncontingent Attention to Decrease Disruptive Behaviors
of a Student with High Functioning Autism Across
three General Education Classrooms. Preventing School Failure, 56 (2), 104-109.
& Kercood, S., O’Keeffe, N.B., O’Brien, K.M., Massey, E.J., Campbell,S.
J., & Pierce, J.N. (2012). The
Effects of Distraction and a Brief Intervention on Auditory and Visual-Spatial
Working Memory in College Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorder. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 1-15.
Kercood, S. & Grskovic, J
(2010). Effects of distraction during
math problem solving for students with attention disorders. Australian
Journal of Learning Disabilities, 15 (1),1-11.
& Grskovic, J. (2009) The Effects of Highlighting on math computation
performance of Students with Attention Problems. Education
and Treatment of Children. 32 (2), 231-241.
Emmert, S., Kercood, S. & Grskovic, J.
(2009). A Comparison of the Effects of
Tactile and Auditory Stimulation and Choice on the Problem Solving of
Students with Attention Disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Special
Kercood, S., Grskovic, J., Lee, D., & Emmert, S. (2007).
The Effects of Fine Motor Tactile Stimulation on the Problem Solving of
Students with ADHD in Visual and Auditory Tasks. Journal
of Behavioral Education, 16, 303-310. Journal of Behavioral Education, 16, 303-310.
Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Associate Professor - Special Education
Volunteer, American Red cross - Disaster Action Team- Health services.
Competition dance, Martial Arts, Marathon walking, Traveling, Travel writing.