Position/Status

Associate Professor in Counseling, Special Education, and Neuroscience Division

Qualifications

Ph.D. Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.

M.A. Special Education, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

B.A. Psychology, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.


Profile

Dr. Suha Al-Hassan joined ECAE in 2014 and held the position of Chair of graduate programs and professional development for two years and served as Acting Academic Dean during the academic year 2017-2018. Prior to joining ECAE, Dr. Al-Hassan worked at the Hashemite University in Jordan, where she was a key person in establishing the Queen Rania Faculty for Childhood and held several leadership positions over a period of 10 years where she served as a division chair, vice Dean, and Dean.

Dr. Al-Hassan has served in professional leadership roles in several accreditation panels for the Jordanian Higher Education Accreditation Council and she has served as a board member of the National Council for Family Affairs in Jordan.

Dr. Al-Hassan has consulted for several national and international organizations on Early childhood and special education, and led the development and evaluation of programs such as ‘School Readiness’, the evaluation of early childhood reform in Jordan, and the ‘Better Parenting Program’ for UNICEF. She co-developed standards for kindergartens and nurseries in Jordan and standards for special education accreditation programs. As a UNICEF consultant she lead development of Early Learning Development Standards in the region, and recently co-developed the parenting program standards for MENA region by UNICEF HQ.

Since starting her career as a school counselor and resource room teacher, Dr. Al Hassan has worked as a Child Psychologist with Swedish Save the Children (Radda Barnen), a Learning Disabilities Specialist, and she co-founded the National Center for Learning Disabilities in Jordan where she contributed to developing, designing, and delivering post-graduate degrees in preparing resource room Teachers. During her teaching career, Dr. Al-Hassan taught graduate and undergraduate courses in areas related to Early Childhood, Special Education, and Applied Behavior Analysis in USA, Jordan, and UAE.

Dr. Al-Hassan is a very active researcher. One of her research grants (PI) is a longitudinal study (2008-2022) across nine countries titled ‘Parents’ Behaviors and Child Adjustment Across Cultures’ (http://parentingacrosscultures.org/). In addition, she was Co-PI for ‘Beyond ABC’s and 123’s: A two-year longitudinal study of the impact of kindergarten education on child outcomes in Abu Dhabi’ (2016-2018). She has published extensively in prestigious international journals in matters pertaining to education and psychology. Her main research interests include parenting, school readiness, effective teaching strategies, behavior management, and early childhood development. Dr. Al Hassan is currently working on a book chapter about parenting and Education.

Dr. Al Hassan is a member in several academic and professional societies, such as AERA https://www.aera.net/, SRCD https://www.srcd.org/, ABA https://www.abainternational.org/ and CEC https://www.cec.sped.org/.

Publications:

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Research Journals

Lansford, J. E., Chang, L., Chen, B.-B., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., & Bornstein, M. H. (in press). Parenting and positive adjustment for adolescents in nine countries. In N. Wiium & R. Dimitrova (Eds.), Handbook of positive youth development in a global context: Research, policy and practice applications. New York: Springer.

Lansford, J. E., Malone, P. S., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., & Steinberg, L. (in press). A longitudinal study of SES and child internalizing and externalizing behavior in eight countries. International Journal of Behavioral Development.

Lansford, J. E., Godwin, J., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P. Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., & Bacchini, D. (in press). Parenting, culture, and the development of externalizing behaviors from age seven to 14 in nine countries. Development and Psychopathology.

Putnick, D. L., Bornstein, M. H., Lansford, J. E., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., & Bombi, A. S. (in press). Parental acceptance-rejection and child prosocial behavior: Developmental transactions across the transition to adolescence in nine countries, mothers and fathers, and girls and boys. Developmental Psychology.

Schenck-Fontaine, A., Lansford, J. E., Skinner, A. T., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Malone, P. S., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bornstein, M. H., & Chang, L. (2018). Associations between perceived material deprivation, parents’ discipline practices, and children’s behavior problems: An international perspective. Child Development, doi: 10.1111/cdev.13151. [Epub ahead of print].

Deater-Deckard, K., Godwin, J., Lansford, J. E., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Alampay, L. P., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., & Al-Hassan, S. M. (2018). Within- and between-person and group variance in behavior and beliefs in cross-cultural longitudinal data. Journal of Adolescence, 62, 207-217.

Duell, N., Icenogle, G., Silva, K., Chein, J., Steinberg, L., Banich, M., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Fanti, K., Lansford, J. E., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S., Takash, H., Bacchini, D., Chang, L., & Chaudhary, N. (2018). A cross-sectional examination of response inhibition and working memory on the Stroop Task. Cognitive Development, 47, 19-31.

Duell, N., Steinberg, L., Icenogle, G., Chein, J., Chaudhary, N., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Fanti, K. A., Lansford, J. E., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Takash, H. M. S., Bacchini, D., & Chang, L. (2018). Age patterns in risk taking across the world. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47, 1052–1072.

Lansford, J. E., Godwin, J., Zelli, A., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Chen, B.-B., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Alampay, L. P., & Uribe Tirado, L. M. (2018). Longitudinal associations between parenting and youth adjustment in twelve cultural groups: Cultural normativeness of parenting as a moderator. Developmental Psychology, 54, 362-377.

Lansford, J. E., Rothenberg, W. A., Jensen, T. M., Lippold, M. A., Bacchini, D., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Alampay, L. P., & Al-Hassan, S. M. (2018). Bidirectional relations between parenting and behavior problems from age 8 to 13 in nine countries. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 28, 571–590.

Steinberg, L., Icenogle, Shulman, E. P., Breiner, K., Chein, J. M., Bacchini, D., Chang, L., Chaudhary, N., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Fanti, K. A., Lansford, J. E., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., & Takash, H. M. S. (2018). Around the world, adolescence is a time of heightened reward seeking and immature self-regulation. Developmental Science, 21(2), PMID 28150391 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12532.

Alampay, L. P., Godwin, J., Lansford, J. E., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Lansford, J. E., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Al-Hassan, S. M., & Bacchini, D. (2017). Severity and justness do not moderate the relation between corporal punishment and negative child outcomes: A multicultural and longitudinal study. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41(2):016502541769785.

Bornstein, M. H., Putnick, D. L., Lansford, J. E., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., & Alampay, L. P. (2017). “Mixed blessings”: Parental religiousness, parenting, and child adjustment in global perspective. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58, 880-892.

Lansford, J. E., Godwin, J., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Alampay, L. P., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Al-Hassan, S. M., & Bacchini, D. (2017). Reward sensitivity, impulse control, and social cognition as mediators of the link between childhood family adversity and externalizing behavior in eight countries. Development and Psychopathology, 29, 1675-1688.

Icenogle, G., Steinberg, L., Olino, T. M., Shulman, E. P., Chein, J., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Takash, H. M. S., Bacchini, D., Chang, L., Chaudhary, N., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Fanti, K. A., Lansford, J. E., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., & Uribe Tirado, L. M. (2017). Puberty predicts approach but not avoidance behavior on the Iowa Gambling Task in a multinational sample. Child Development, 88, 1598-1614.

Lansford, J. E., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Chen, B.-B., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Skinner, A. T., Pastorelli, C., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Icenogle, G., Tapanya, S., Alampay, L. P., Uribe Tirado, L. M., & Zelli, A. (2017). Parenting and positive adjustment for adolescents in nine countries. In R. Dimitrova (Ed.), Well-being of youth and emerging adults across cultures (pp. 235-248). New York: Springer.

Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Gurdal, S., Lansford, J. E., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., & Bombi, A. S. (2017). Cross-national collaboration in the study of parenting and child adjustment. In G. Egloff (Ed.), Child-rearing: Practices, attitudes and cultural differences (pp. 1-19). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Pastorelli, C., Lansford, J. E., Luengo Kanacri , B.P, Malone, P. S., Di Giunta, L., Bacchini, D., Bombi A.S., Zelli, A., Miranda, M.C., Bornstein, M. H., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Dodge, K. A., Oburu, P. , Skinner, A.T., & Sorbring, E. (2016). Positive parenting and children’s prosocial behavior in eight countries. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 824-834.

Kelly M. P., Tennant L. and Al-Hassan S. (2016). Autism Treatments used by Parents in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Austin J Autism & Related Disabilities, 2(3): 1-6.

Lansford, J. E., Bornstein, M. H., Deater-Deckard, K., Dodge, K. A., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Chang, L., Chen, B.-B., Di Giunta, L., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Alampay, L. P., Uribe Tirado, L. M., & Zelli, A. (2016). How international research on parenting advances understanding of child development. Child Development Perspectives, 10, 202-207.

Duell, N., Steinberg, L., Chein, J., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Chang, L., Chaudhary, N., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Fanti, K. A., Lansford, J. E., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., & Alampay, L. P. (2016). Interaction of reward seeking and self-regulation in the prediction of risk taking: A cross-national test of the dual systems model. Developmental Psychology, 52, 1593-1605.

Lansford, J. E., Godwin, J., Alampay, L. P., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., & Tapanya, S. (2016). Mothers’, fathers’, and children’s perceptions of parents’ expectations about children’s family obligations in nine countries. International Journal of Psychology, 51, 366-374.

Lansford, J. E., Godwin, J., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., & Alampay, L. P. (2015). Individual, family, and culture level contributions to child physical abuse and neglect: A longitudinal study in nine countries. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 1417-1428.

Bornstein, M. H., Putnick, D. L., Lansford, J. E., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E.,Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M.,Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge,K. A., Malone, P. S., & Oburu, P. (2015). Mother and father socially desirable responding in nine countries: Two kinds of agreement and relations to parenting self-reports. International Journal of Psychology. 50(3), 174-185.

Putnick, D. L., Bornstein, M. H., Lansford, J. E., Malone, P. S., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A.T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., DiGiunta, L., Dodge, K. A., & Oburu, P. (2015). Perceived mother and father acceptance-rejection predict four unique aspects of child adjustment across nine countries. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 56 (8), 923-932.

Al-Hassan, S. M., & Lansford, J. E. (2014). A randomised evaluation of the Better Parenting Programme in Jordan. Early Childhood Matters, 122, 7-11.

Lansford, J. E., Sharma, C., Malone, P. S., Woodlief, D., Dodge, K. A., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Al-Hassan, S. M., Alampay, L. P., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., & Di Giunta, L. (2014). Corporal punishment, maternal warmth, and child adjustment: A longitudinal study in eight countries. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 43, 670-685.

Lansford, J. E., Woodlief, D., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Al-Hassan, S. M., Alampay, L. P., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater- Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., & Dodge, K. A. (2014). A longitudinal examination of mothers’ and fathers’ social information processing biases and harsh discipline in nine countries. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 561-573.

Skinner, A. T., Bacchini, D., Lansford, J. E., Godwin, J., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Miranda, M., Oburu, P., & Pastorelli, C. (2014). Neighborhood danger, parental monitoring, harsh parenting, and child aggression in nine countries. Societies, 4, 45-67.

Putnick, D. L., Bornstein, M. H., Lansford, J. E., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Gurdal, S., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L.P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., & Bombi, A. S. (2012). Agreement in mother and father acceptance-rejection, warmth, and hostility/rejection/neglect of children across nine countries. Cross-Cultural Research, 46, 191–223.

Lansford, J., Skinner, A., Sorbring, E., Giunta, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Dodge, K., Malone, P., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L., Zelli, A., Al-Hassan, S. M., Peña Alampay, L., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A., Bornstein, M., and Chang, L. (2012). Boys’ and Girls’ Relational and Physical Aggression in Nine Countries. Aggressive Behavior, 38, 298-308.

Huang, L., Malone, P. S., Lansford, J. E., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunnta, L., , Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Dodge, K. A., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L., Al-Hassan, S. M., & Bacchini, D. (2012). Measurement invariance of mother reports of discipline in different cultural contexts. Family Science, 2, 212-219.

Putnick, D. L., Bornstein, M. H., Lansford, J. E., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Gurdal, S., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., & Bombi, A. S. (2012). Agreement in mother and father acceptance-rejection, warmth, and hostility/rejection/neglect of children across nine countries. Cross-Cultural Research, 46, 191–223.

Al-Hassan, S. M. and Takash, H. (2011) Attributions and Attitudes of Mothers and Fathers in Jordan. Parenting: Science and Practice. 11(2-3): 142–151.

Deater-Deckard, K., Lansford, J. E., Malone, P. S., Alampay, L. P., Sorbring, E., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Tapanya, S., Tirado, L. M. U., Zelli, A., & Al-Hassan, S. M. (2011). The association between parental warmth and control in thirteen cultural groups. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 790-794.

Al-Hassan, S. M. & Lansford, J. E. (2011). Evaluation of the Better Parenting Program in Jordan. Early Child Development and Care, 181, 587-598.

Lansford, J., Alampay, L., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bombi, A., Bornstein, M., Chang L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge K., Oburu, P., Pastorelli C., Runyan, D., Skinner, A., Sorbring, E., Tapanya S., Uribe Tirado, L., and Zelli, A. (2010) Corporal Punishment of Children in Nine Countries as a Function of Child Gender and Parent Gender. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2010, 1-12. doi: 10.1155/2010/672780.

Al-Hassan, S. M., Obeidat, O. M., & Lansford, J. E. (2010). An evaluation of the implementation of public kindergartens in Jordan. In S. B. Thompson (Ed.), Kindergartens: Programs, functions and outcomes (pp. 179-190). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Al-Hassan, S. M., Obeidat, O. M., & Lansford, J. E. (2010). Education reform and the quality of kindergartens in Jordan. Early Child Development and Care, 180, 12031213.

Al-Hassan, S. M. & Lansford, J. (2009). Child, family, and community characteristics associated with school readiness in Jordan. Early Years Journal: An International Journal of Research and Development, 29 (3), 217-226

Al-Hassan, S. M. & Lansford, J. (2009). Assessing the school readiness of children in Jordan. Journal of Educational Research, 12 (1), 4-17.

Obeidat, O. & Al-Hassan, S. M. (2009). School-parents/community partnership: The experience of teachers who received the Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The School Community Journal, 19(1), 119-136.

Al-Hassan, S. M. & Gardner, R. III, (2002) “Involving Immigrant Parents of Students with Disabilities in the Educational Process”. Teaching Exceptional Children, 34(5), 52-58.

دبابنة، خلود و الحسن، سهى (2008). المعيقات التي تواجه عمليتي تعلم وتعليم الطلبة ذوو الاعاقة البصرية في الاردن. مجلة دراسات الجامعة الاردنية. المجلد 39 عدد 1, 2012.

دبابنة، خلود و الحسن، سهى (2009). دمج الطلبة ذوي الاعاقة السمعية في المدارس العادية من وجهة نظر المعلمين. المجلة الاردنية في العلوم التربوية. المجلد 5، العدد 1، 1-14.

نصار، يحيى و الحسن، سهى (2007). اتجاهات طلبة تخصص الطفولة المبكرة في الجامعة الهاشمية نحو التخصص وعلاقتها بجنسهم ومستواهم الدراسي والتحصيلي. المجلة الاردنية في العلوم التربوية. المجلد 3، العدد 4، 397-408

Books, Chapters in Books and Other

Books Translation to Arabic:

Al-Hassan, S. M. (2014). Learning Disabilities and Related Mild Disabilities: Characteristics, Teaching Strategies, and New Directions. By Learner, J. and Beverly, J. Dar Alfiker, Amman, Jordan. (translation to Arabic)

Books:

Al-Hassan, S. M. (2009). Peer Tutoring: Its effect on High Frequency Sight Word Learning, Retention, and Generalization. VDM Publishing House: Mauritius.

Book Chapters:

Takash, H. & Al-Hassan, S. M. (2014). Parenting In Jordan. In H. Selin and P. Schvaneveldt (Eds.), Parenting Across Cultures: Childrearing, Motherhood and Fatherhood in Non-Western Cultures (pp. 207-212). The Netherlands: Springer.

Al-Hassan, S. M. (2006). Academic Proficiency through Peer Tutoring. In G. Cartledge and Y. Lo (Eds). Teaching Urban Learners: Culturally responsive strategies for developing academic & behavioral competence (pp. 63-79). Champaign, IL: Research Press.