adhd Articles
ADHD Diagnosis Rate, ASD in the Classroom, a Teacher's POV, and More
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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ADHD DIAGNOSES, MEDS. In 2011 the American Academy of Pediatrics issued new guidelines for diagnosing and treating ADHD. Since then, according to a recent research update from the AAP, both the rate of diagnosis and the use of stimulant meds have remained constant. Find AAP's res... Read more
Diagnosing 2e; Homeschoolers as "Missing Voices"; Survey Opportunities; and More
Friday, June 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PSYCHOLOGIST DEVON MACEACHRON specializes in twice exceptionality, and she has written an insightful blog posting on the topic of giftedness and dyslexia. The posting, however, applies to other "e's" beside dyslexia and brings some clarity to how learning disabilities s... Read more
Readings, Research, and Research Participation Opportunities
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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TODAY'S BLOG features readings from organizations we cover often, such as Undestood and the Child Mind Institute; recent research results of possible interest to the 2e community; and a couple research participation opportunities SENG offers, from its archives, an article titled ... Read more
Education Budget, Resources, and "Most Likely Not to Pay Attention"
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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K-12 EDUCATION BUDGET. In our previous blog posting, we pointed to aWashington Poststory about the potential impact on education stemming from budget changes for 2018. ThePosthas issued a follow-up, claiming that the administration is proposing to eliminate "Mental health se... Read more
2e Conference, Advocacy, New Edition of "To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled"
Monday, May 15th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED PLUS CONFERENCE IN TEXAS. The Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented has scheduled a conference for June 22-24 on serving gifted students who are twice-exceptional, ELL, or members of other underserved gifted populations. A "Twice Exceptional Summit" is to... Read more
Education Budget, Event Alert, Learning Styles, Rosemary, and More
Friday, May 5th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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EDUCATION AND THE U.S. BUDGET. Education Week offers an early analysis of the U.S. budget passed recently in terms of its impact on education. Funding meant to aid disadvantaged students and students receiving special ed services increases slightly, according to Education Week. O... Read more
Resources of All Types for the 2e Community
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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TODAY'S POSTINGS are mainly resources of all sorts that might be of interest to those in the 2e community.WEBINAR FROM SENG. On May 4, SENG offers a webinar titled "A Delicate Balance The Relationship Between Giftedness, Learning Disorders, and Asynchronous Development."... Read more
Let Them Eat Ritalin
Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 by Doug Bremner
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It seems strange that the diagnosis of Attention Deficits Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD been increasing so dramatically over the past few years. Ten per cent of boys in America are prescribed some kind of stimulant for the treatment of ADHD or other mental conditions. The eliminati... Read more
SENG News, ADHD Items, Grade-skipping, and (Sigh) Javits
Monday, May 1st, 2017 by 76Trombones
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NEW SENG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. Michael Postma, Ph.D., is now the executive director of SENG, Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted. In a letter to members, Postma says SENG will continue to offer its core programs, and then adds this "I am very excited about the development... Read more
Neurotypical and Not, Test Stress, Julia, Teaching the Gifted, and More
Thursday, April 27th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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MORE ON ENDREW F. Writing at Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, an education advocate takes a different view of the recent Supreme Court decision that a FAPE must be more than "de minimis." The advocate writes, "Under the de minimis standard, there was almost n... Read more
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