adhd Articles
Misdiagnosis, ADHD, Testing, Mindfulness, More
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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SOME PERSPECTIVE on creativity, giftedness, and mental health is provided by a blogger at PsychCentral, who points to writings by creative people with mental health issues. The blogger touches on "giftedness misunderstood," where aspects of giftedness might be pathologi... Read more
Myths (Again), Rebranding Bedtime, Being Dweckian, More
Monday, January 19th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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ON A ROLL WITH MYTHS. Over the past month we've posted items debunking dyslexia myths, gifted myths, and gifted ed myths. Now at the site of the Dana Foundation is a briefing paper titled "When the Myth Is the Message Neuromyths and Education." Four myths are addressed,... Read more
2e: The Movie, Anxiety, Depression, More
Friday, January 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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"2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL" -- THE MOVIE True. Filmmaker Tom Ropelewski has finished his documentary, which will have its world premier at the Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, Virginia, on February 28. Ropelewski followed members of the Class of 2011 at Bridge... Read more
Dyslexia Myths, Homeschool Regulation, More
Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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DYSLEXIA MYTHS. A doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education has posted a blog entry at the Huffington Post debunking four myths about dyslexia -- for example, that dyslexia is a "phase" that children grow out of. One of the myths the writer takes on, ... Read more
ADHD - Market Challenge - Unknown Etiology
Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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A market report carried out byTechNavioanalysts predict thatthe Global ADHD Drugs market will grow at a rate of 5.33 percent over the period 2013-2018.The 80 page report, if you are financially well off, costs a staggering2,500 to purchase. The report covers...The present scenari... Read more
Retiring Advocate, Dweck on TED, Common Core, More
Monday, December 29th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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TOM HARKIN RETIRES. So what He's the author of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which, along with IDEA and other legislation, helps protect those with learning disabilities. He's retiring from the U.S. Senate, where he was, according to Disability Scoop, the "strongest a... Read more
Way to Go, Congress! And More...
Saturday, December 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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WAY TO GO, CONGRESS In an act of almost unimaginable generosity, the U.S. Congress graciously bestowed an extra 5 million on the Javits Gifted Program, bringing its 2015 funding to -- let's see -- why, a whopping total of 10 million In 2003, when we started 2e Newsletter, the fun... Read more
Giftedness, Genetics & Interventions, and a Few Resources
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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RESILIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND GENES.Apparently genetic predisposition can determine which kids will benefit from attention and interventions. And some of these genes are also linked to depression or ADHD.From a New York Times opinion piece "One might even imagine a day when w... Read more
ADHD, Homeschooling, ASD, and Winnie the Pooh
Monday, November 24th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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SHARPBRAINS.COM, in its November 24th Update, provides lots of articles that might be of interest to those in the 2e community, including pieces on whether cognitive therapy should be the first-line treatment for depression; whether there's a link between ADHD and creativity; min... Read more
2e I, II, III... and More
Thursday, November 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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2e I. Jen the blogger has a nice piece at Laughing at Chaos titled "To Be Both Normal and Extraordinary." She muses on the dual nature of 2e kids -- extraordinary but normal -- and how "the only way our kids, all of our kids, are going to thrive is if we celebrate ... Read more
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