adhd Articles
CAPD, ASD, ADHD, PLPs, and Some Resources
Thursday, October 30th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER is a not-uncommon second "e" in the twice-exceptional. This week, the site of the Child Mind Institute has three articles on the topic. It's called central auditory processing disorder, or CAPD, by some. One article tells what the disorder i... Read more
ADHD & Creativity, ASD & Siri, Astrology, and More
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN has Scott Berry Kaufman riffing on ADHD and creativity, with all kinds of goodies thrown in Calvin and Hobbes cartoons; research findings including a study where "the poorer the working memory, the higher the creativity"; acknowledgment of "twic... Read more
2e at GAM, Brain Myths, Live Plays, and More
Monday, October 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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2e CASE STUDY. Writing at the website Quartz qz.com, 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
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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
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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
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