adhd Articles
Bullying, Visual Processing, Attention, Resources, More
Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD MEDS, BULLYING. It seems that kids who have been prescribed stimulant meds for ADHD are at greater risk of being bullied. The reason other kids might want to buy, steal, or coerce a change in possession of the meds, a condition called "diverting," where a prescribe... Read more
2e Adults, ADHD, PD, the U.S. Department of Education, and More
Friday, November 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e ADULTS. Know one Are you one Dan Peters and Paula Wilkes from California's Summit Center explore the topic in a Q&A at the site of Psychology Today. Find the blog. MINDFULNESS, WORKING MEMORY. Mindfulness training might help improve working memory capacity, according to st... Read more
2e-Friendly Schooling, A.T. for Dyslexia, U.S. DOJ/ADA on Accommodations, More
Friday, November 6th, 2015 by 76Trombones
A FAMILY IN ORLANDO, Florida ZIP 32814 is looking for a 2e-friendly middle school, public or private, for sixth-seventh-eighth grades for their son. Gang can anyone offer what would be a much-appreciated suggestion for this family Email Mark at you-know-where. Thanks for any inpu... Read more
2e Newsletter, ADHD, ASD, Dealing with School, More
Thursday, October 29th, 2015 by 76Trombones
OUR WEBSITE now has some features from the SeptemberOctober issue of 2e Twice-Exceptional Newsletter posted in the public area. Find a commentary on ADHD eight-year-olds in handcuffs; news and findings from the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development; and more. Go to ... Read more
Dyslexia, ADHD, ASD... The Usual
Monday, October 26th, 2015 by 76Trombones
SEEING A CLINICIAN. Many families with twice-exceptional children see professional service providers of one sort or another, often on a recurring basis. A new article at the site of the Child Mind Institute offers "tips for knowing whether your clinician is following best pr... Read more
Things to Worry About, Not Worry About, and Take Action On
Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
AUTISM AND THE "SOCIAL BRAIN." New research indicates that high functioning children with ASD are characterized by brains that are organized differently. In particular, the "pruning" of neurons that occurs in most children as they grow older doesn not occur, r... Read more
ADHD & Meds, New to 2e, and Conferences
Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD MEDS, ANXIETY. Apparently stimulant meds used to treat ADHD reduce anxiety in children, something we, anyway, wouldn't have intuitively guessed. This finding comes from a meta-review appearing in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology and reported at PsychCen... Read more
Who Are the Gifted, Three "Awareness" Events, and More
Friday, October 2nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
"WHO ARE THE GIFTED AND TALENTED, and What Do They Need" That's the title of a piece at the site of NPR that covers the definition of giftedness, the identification of the gifted, and how schools should serve the gifted. The piece quotes experts familiar to the readers ... Read more
Anxiety and Depression; Finding the Gifted; tCDS for ADHD; and Big Macs
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION. We know lots of 2e kids have anxiety, and lots have depression. We suspect that many kids have both. A series of "cartoons" at Medical Daily illustrate what it's like to have both. The cartoons are by the creator of the comic strip "The Awkw... Read more
Resources, Follow-ups, and Items that Disturb
Monday, September 21st, 2015 by 76Trombones
ON A SHOESTRING. We deeply appreciate the support of our readers in snazzy Zip codes, and we also appreciate that some families have less resources than others. There's a "blog hop" at the site of Gifted Homeschoolers Forum titled "Parenting Gifted2e Kids on a Shoe... Read more
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