adhd Articles
Personalizing Education, Mocking the Gifted, Processing Speed, and How the Brain Processes "Speed"
Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
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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
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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
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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
Kicked Off the Plane, DSM-5 Resource, SENG Honor Roll, More
Monday, May 11th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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SMART, AUTISTIC, AND KICKED OFF THE PLANE. An incident on a United Airlines flight in early May prompted anger from the mom of a girl with ASD after they were asked to get off -- from first class, no less -- during an emergency landing prompted by a "behavior issue" in ... Read more
Some BIG News Items, Resources
Monday, May 4th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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2e AND SPECIAL ED SERVICES. According to Disability Scoop, the U.S. Department of Education has reminded state directors of special ed that twice-exception children must be evaluated and served under IDEA. The memo refers to 2e kids as "children with disabilities with high c... Read more
ASD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, 2e Myths, and More
Thursday, April 30th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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GENDER AND ASD. Disability Scoop tells us that, compared to boys, girls display different symptoms of autism, are diagnosed somewhat later on average, and are diagnosed at a much lower rate -- although the proportion of girls diagnosed with ASD has recently risen. Find out more. ... Read more
The Dark Side of Giftedness, a Neuroeducation Resource, More
Monday, April 27th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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SPEAK UP FOR KIDS 2015. The Child Mind Institute Sponsors this initiative during National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, May 3-9. It includes awards to "change makers" who give voice to children's mental health; the release of the Children's Mental Health Repo... Read more
Achieving with LDs, ADHD & Writing, More
Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
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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 a board m... Read more
Three Items on ADHD, Access to AP Courses, More
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 by 76Trombones
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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
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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
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