Dr. Umar Johnson Talks Education

0B4B80B97053000073400002-attachment-2-20151124_130936Dr. Umar Johnson visits WHUT Studios on the campus of Howard University for a powerful interview on the The Rock Newman Show! Dr. Umar Johnson talks about the challenges, misdiagnoses and inequities in America’s school system for Black and Latino children. According to Johnson’s website, “Umar is considered a national expert on learning disabilities and their affect on Black children, as well as an expert on helping schools and parents modify challenging behaviors that can ultimately lead to disruptive behavior disorder diagnoses in Black boys (www.drumarjohnson.com ).”

Dr. Umar Johnson is a Certified School Psychologist who practices privately throughout Pennsylvania and lectures throughout the country. Umar is a blood relative of Frederick Douglass, the great Black abolitionist and orator. As a school psychologist Umar evaluates children ages 3-21 in an effort to determine if they have educational disabilities and a need for special education services. Umar is considered a national expert on learning disabilities and their effect on Black children, as well an expert on helping schools and parents modify challenging behaviors that can ultimately lead to disruptive behavior disorder diagnoses in Black boys.

This message is on you will not ever hear by any state or school administrator – PLEASE LISTEN!

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