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Pioneer in 2e, Educator Resources, More
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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PIONEER IN 2e STUDIES HONORED. Dr. C. June Maker was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree from Western Kentucky University recently, according to WKU News. She is a graduate of WKU and currently a professor at University of Arizona. WKU News says, "Dr. Makers 1976... Read more
Giftedness, ADHD, Parenting Resource, and More
Friday, May 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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JOE RENZULLI posted on May 11 a YouTube video titled "What Is Giftedness" In it, he explains his stance that giftedness is not just IQ, but that it combines above-average ability and not just academic abilities, task commitment motivation or grit, and creativity. This i... Read more
Whoopi Goldberg, a 2e Blog Hop, Grit, and More
Thursday, May 12th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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WHOOPI GOLDBERG, who has dyslexia, was featured at the 13th annual Adam Katz Memorial Conversation held by the Child Mind Institute recently. According to the institute, "Goldberg sat down with Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute, to talk about the ch... Read more
Asperger's and Comedy, 2e Schools, and More
Thursday, May 5th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ASPERGER'S ARE US is a four-man comedy group. All four are on the spectrum, and they've been writing comedy together for about a decade. The group is the subject of a documentary recently purchased by Netflix, and this summer the group has lined up some club dates in places such ... Read more
Cool Writing about 2e, 2e and Human Rights, and More
Thursday, April 28th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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2e ESSAY. A writer who crafts poetry, fiction, and essays has a piece at the site of ADDitude, where she describes how she -- like most parents of kids with challenges -- was torn between wanting to help and letting her 2e son learn on his own to "keep his head above water.&... Read more
Autism, Some Interesting Ideas, a Couple More Summer Camps, and More
Monday, April 25th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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AUTISM WHAT WE KNOW. We know that children on the spectrum might not "read" emotions well, and researchers at the University of Vermont think one reason might be that those kids focus on a speaker's mouth rather than the eyes -- especially when emotion in involved in a ... Read more
Psychiatry Going All Monty Python!
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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It's been a strange week, for me at least. First, my beloved Aston Villa were relegated from the Premier League into the Championship I was going to write my thoughts on it but so many have already done that, besides I've become disillusioned with modern day football over the yea... Read more
A Must-read, Anxiety, and Lots of Brain Stuff
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MUST-READ. The Washington Post's "Answer Sheet" column features a 47yo educator who provides a great first-person account of what it was like for him to grow up on the spectrum -- early diagnoses of intellectual disability, then of severe learning disability; bullying a... Read more
Ed Amend Interview, Depression, Anxiety, Foot Massage, and More
Thursday, April 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ED AMEND IN PSYCHOLOGY TODAY. Kentucky psychologist Ed Amend, who does lots of work with gifted and twice-exceptional children, did a Psychology Today interview that was posted on April 10. In it, Amend offers his perspectives on giftedness and ADHD, giftedness and Asperger's, gi... Read more
Activism, ADHD, Anxiety, and More
Thursday, April 7th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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RAISING LD AWARENESS IN COLLEGE. A Gonzaga University sophomore who is a special education major has been recognized for her advocacy by Campus Compact. That group's Newman Civic Fellows Award award honors undergraduate and graduate students who take action in pursuit of long-ter... Read more
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