adhd Articles
Achieving with LDs, ADHD & Writing, More
Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
CAN YOU BE A GOOD STUDENT and still have learning disabilities That's the title of an essay at the site of the Child Mind Institute. All of us here know the answer to that question, of course, even though we would probably qualify the answer to "yes, but." The author is... Read more
Three Items on ADHD, Access to AP Courses, More
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 by 76Trombones
SQUIRM TO LEARN -- cute phrase, and it's used in the title of a research write-up explaining that kids with ADHD need to move to remember information and think through problems. So instead of telling these students to sit still, "you need to be able to facilitate their movem... Read more
Mental Health Advice, ADHD Stuff, Parenting, and Late Blooming
Friday, April 17th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADVICE FOR PARENTS That's what the Chief of the Child Psychiatry Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health recently provided on the topic of kids with behavioral and psychiatric disorders. Those of us in the 2e community often have some experience with when and how to fin... Read more
Another Step Forward, Common Core, ADHD, and Name that Book!
Friday, March 27th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ONE MORE STEP FORWARD. Every news article about twice exceptionality is a step forward for the 2e community, and the latest article appears at the site Science 2.0, explaining to readers that yes, you can be gifted and LD at the same time. The article says "current U.S. rese... Read more
Growing Up Gifted, Fish Oil, Antipsychotics, More
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by 76Trombones
HORRIBLE TO GROW UP GIFTED Some people think so, evidently. The site Business Insider collected comments from a unapproved link thread on whether being labeled gifted helped or harmed. Business Insider lists 20 reasons thread contributors were not pleased with the label. Find the reasons,... Read more
2e Myths, Brain Scans, Medical Education for All, and More
Friday, March 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e LEARNERS is the name of a website for parents and educators in the Baltimore, Maryland, area. The organizer of the site has posted a number of articles recently that are of interest to the 2e community in general, not just to those crabcake-loving Easterners. For example, educ... Read more
Teaching the Twice Exceptional, Some Newsletters, Free Webinar, More
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by 76Trombones
IT'S BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK, March 16-22, and you can find your gateway to events highlighting brain research at the site of the Dana Foundation. Go there. READING ROCKETS, a few years ago, produced a program called "A Chance to Read Twice Exceptional." About 10 minutes o... Read more
Aspie Enterpreneur, Overvalued Kids, Severe Media Control
Thursday, March 12th, 2015 by 76Trombones
"COMING OUT" WITH ASPERGER'S. A California entrepreneur, already wealthy, was first diagnosed at age 38 with Asperger's by a therapist who evidently took all of 30 minutes to make the diagnosis. He knew he was unusual; so did his friends. But after he got the label he s... Read more
2e Explosion, ADHD, Anxiety, Testing, More
Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by 76Trombones
COMING OUT OF THE WOODWORK is how Mike Postma describes the increase in the number of 2e kids in the 21st century. Writing in the SENG Vine Newsletter, Postma provides his own several-decade perspective as GT educator and offers several possible reasons for the apparent populatio... Read more
Gifted Ed, Eating, Sleeping, Underachieving, and More
Friday, February 27th, 2015 by 76Trombones
COMMON CORE AND GIFTED ED. Evidently some states and schools districts are using the supposed rigor of the standards or the cost to implement them as an excuse for cutting gifted programs. An article at THE Journal describes a Fordham Institute study describes this trend and offe... Read more
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