adhd Articles
ADHD, Anxiety, Depression -- Triple "e's"
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD An article in the Vancouver Globe and Mail tells how a diagnosis of ADHD can make a young person feel less competent -- even, as in the case of the student profiled to lead off the article, the young person has a high IQ. Sound familiar The article quotes ... Read more
Gifted Ed, Gifted Creativity, Gifted and Dyslexic, and More
Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 by 76Trombones
GIFTED IN MISSOURI. An article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch paints a picture of how gifted students have been served in that state for the past few decades -- and how those same students are now losing programs aimed at them. The issue is funding at the district level. Accordin... Read more
ADHD, ASD, Gap Year, Dyslexia...
Thursday, June 25th, 2015 by 76Trombones
FOLLOW-UP FIDGETING. We recently wrote about a study indicating that students with ADHD would benefit from being allowed to fidget in school. Now the Well column in The New York Times explores that study and the topic and introduces the phrase "wiggle at will". The stud... Read more
Aspie Valedictorian, NCLB, ADHD, Dyslexia, More
Friday, June 12th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ASPIE VALEDICTORIAN. A young man in Washington state graduated first in his high school class, then disclosed during his valedictorian address that he has Asperger's -- which surprised many in the audience, according to a report at the site of Disability Scoop. It's a good story ... Read more
2e Fundraiser, 2e Movie, ADHD, and 1917 Chalkboards
Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e FUNDRAISER IN MINNEAPOLIS. The Minneaoplis Star-Tribune previewed the June 6th fundraiser for Arete School for Exceptional and Gifted Children, in Hopkins, Minnesota. Through a good family connection, the school's founder, Leah Brzezinski, was able to obtain the Minnesota Viki... Read more
2e, SPD, ASD, ADHD, IEP...
Friday, June 5th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL, the movie. A DVD containing this documentary is now available for sale. This is an engaging, expertly produced video by a Hollywood professional with deep ties to Bridges Academy, whose students and families are the subject of the film. Proceeds from the vid... Read more
SENG, ADHD, Imposter Syndrome, More
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
SENG has issued its monthly newsletter, with three items to pay attention to. First, the organization has extended until June 10 the early-bird deadline for its July annual conference. Second, SENG has scheduled a SENGinar for June 8th titled "The Heart of the Gifted Underac... Read more
Personalizing Education, Mocking the Gifted, Processing Speed, and How the Brain Processes "Speed"
Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
EDUCATION A "HUMAN BUSINESS" Is it In an Education Week interview, Sir Ken Robinson talks about problems with current education systems and how he advocates personalizing education, not standardizing it. This is the guy who gave what is evidently the most-viewed TED Tal... Read more
Acceleration, Depression, Giftedness, and The Little Prince
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 by 76Trombones
BLOGGING ON 2e. An anonymous writer at the site of the Institute for Educational Advancement did a piece that was included in Hoagies' recent "blog hop" on twice exceptionality. Titled "Beneath the Surface Twice-exceptional Students," the piece uses, among oth... Read more
Children Facing Long-Term Health Risks!
Saturday, May 16th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Fox News investigates why children are being prescribed powerful psychiatric medicine.Pediatric shrinks who prescribe this mind-numbing drugs should be utterly ashamed of themselves.MyFoxAustin KTBC Fox 7 Austin News Weather Sports WhyHere's a study I carried out myself a few yea... Read more
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