adhd Articles
2e at GAM, Brain Myths, Live Plays, and More
Monday, October 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
FULL STE2AM AHEAD was the theme of the Gifted Association of Missouri GAM annual conference this last weekend. A write-up of the conference at the site of KSMU, Ozarks Pubic Radio, explained the title. We cognoscienti understand the "STEM" part, of course. And "A&q... Read more
Attention Disorder Spectrum? Plus OCD, Exercise, and 2e Resources
Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by 76Trombones
THE ATTENTION DISORDER SPECTRUM Researchers at two UK universities suggests that there is a spectrum of attention, hyperactivityimpulsiveness, and language function in society, with varying degrees of these impairments associated with clusters of genes linked with the risk for AD... Read more
ADHD, Autism, Resources, Sugar, and More
Thursday, October 9th, 2014 by 76Trombones
IT'S BEEN ADHD AWARENESS MONTH for nine days now, and if you'd still like to do something to spread the word about ADHD, check out the site of ADDitude Magazine. You'll find resources to help you advocate. Separately, ADDitude is offering a free webinar titled "Understanding... Read more
ADHD Awareness, Special Populations, Due Process, and More
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
IT'S ADHD AWARENESS MONTH -- and ADDitude offers ways you can raise ADHD awareness, as if you weren't already enough aware of it in your home or classroom. Find out more. 'SPECIAL POPULATIONS" has a special meaning in gifted programs, denoting those gifted kids who might be ... Read more
Gifted Ed, Plus Items on ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, and Tourettes
Saturday, September 27th, 2014 by 76Trombones
POTENTIAL AND ACHIEVEMENT. Researchers studying one large school district found that the kids who benefited most from gifted classrooms were not those with high IQs, but those with high scores on statewide standardized tests from the previous years. The operative term here is &qu... Read more
2e Story, ASD, ADHD, OCD, Parenting, More
Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 by 76Trombones
2e CASE STUDY. Writing at the website Quartz, Jenn Choi tells the story of gifted "Aidan" and his adventures in education in New York City. Some of the usual horror stories are included, but Choi also quotes James Webb and points out schools such as Quad Preparat... Read more
Brain Imaging, OCD, Anxiety, Evaluation, and Crawling
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 by 76Trombones
BRAIN SCANS AND ADHD. Children with ADHD develop certain brain networks more slowly than typically developing children, according to researchers at the University of Michigan. The result is that those networks are less able to control activities like daydreaming and less able to ... Read more
Exercise, Autism Intervention, GHF Anniversary, and More
Friday, September 12th, 2014 by 76Trombones
GIFTED HOMESCHOOLERS FORUM is observing 10 years of service to the families of gifted and twice-exceptional children. You can read more about the anniversary here, or visit the group's website here. Congratulations to GHF And does this mean that Corin is now 10 years older than w... Read more
Depression, ADHD, Hard Work versus Talent, and More
Friday, September 5th, 2014 by 76Trombones
CHILDHOOD DEPRESSION can be difficult to distinguish because it manifests differently than adult depression, according to an article in the Washington Post. The article says that even preschoolers can show signs of depression, however, and provides characteristics of depression i... Read more
A Little News, an Offer, and A Few Resources
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
THE NEWS...SHORT PEOPLE is the name of a song written and sung by Randy Newman a long time ago, but it's not necessarily going to be a label for your ADHD younger person who takes stimulant meds -- at least, according to research published in the journal Pediatrics and reported a... Read more
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