adhd Articles
Caught in the Act, Events, Something to Think About, and More
Monday, August 22nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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CAUGHT IN THE ACT. Three families in the Portland, Oregon, public school system have filed a complaint, saying that the district denied their children admission to a gifted program because of their disabilities, apparently learning disabilities. Of special interest is a copy of a... Read more
New Newsletters, Books, ADA Regs, and More
Friday, August 19th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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NEW ADA REGULATIONS. According to Disability Scoop, new regulations clarify exactly who is protected under the American with Disabilities Act. Prominent in the list of conditions are ADHD and learning disabilities. Read more. JAMES WEBB FANS, you can see a 22-minute podcast of ps... Read more
Dyslexia, Slow Processing Speed, Social Isolation, More
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DYSLEXIA CAMP. During the summer, dyslexic kiddos in the Denver area can take advantage of the Rocky Mountain Camp, which provides Orton-Gillingham-based tutoring to assist with the development of language skills. An article about the camp at the site of Colorado Public Radio des... Read more
Multi-cultural Therapists, Working Memory, New 2e-Friendly School, and More
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MULTI-CULTURAL THERAPISTS. A couple generations go in the U.S., "diversity" meant that maybe someone you knew had Greek heritage; things are vibrantly different now, and 2e Newsletter's subscription base reflects that. An article at GoodTherapy.org describes how to find... Read more
Fed Help for ADHD, Non-academic Skills, Kid POV Podcast, and More
Thursday, July 28th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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U.S. D.O.E ADDRESSES ADHD. According to the Los Angeles Times, the United States Department of Education has issued guidelines for schools regarding their responsibilities for students with ADHD. Evidently "schools must obey existing civil rights law to identify students wit... Read more
Dealing with Being Different, Some Upcoming Events, and More
Monday, July 25th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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"FINDING DORY" RESONATING. We've read several accounts of how the "Finding Dory" sequel resonates with viewers who have "challenges." Sunday we found one by a writer with dyslexia, who shares his appreciation and his own story. From his piece "M... Read more
Gifted Ed, Anxlety, Labels, Depression, and More
Friday, July 8th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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EDUCATION WEEK, in a blog, posting, offers "14 Things Gifted Students Want Teachers to Know." The posting is based on the personal experiences of a gifted advocate and his family. Example "I don't want to be singled out." Example "I need to know I'm gifte... Read more
2e-Friendly Schools, OCD, ADHD, More
Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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2e-FRIENDLY SCHOOL IN AUSTIN. A parent in Austin, Texas, contacted us to let us know about Ko School and Incubator. The parent wrote, "In one short year, my son went from barely surviving to thriving. While Ko School does not exclusively cater to 2e students, the small, mult... Read more
Dyslexia Screening, "Being You," 2e in Australia, More
Thursday, June 30th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MISSOURI TO SCREEN FOR DYSLEXIA. The state of Missouri has enacted legislation requiring that public school students be screened for dyslexia, and that teachers receive training on dyslexia. An article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch credits the advocacy group Decoding Dyslexia fo... Read more
ADHD - Tapping into the Lucrative Market
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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General all-round ass-kickers and thoroughly decent humans, CCHR International, have been running a series of posts lately via their webpage that concern the recent push by the pharmaceutical industry and the field of white-coated buffoonery to target more kids with ADHD drugs.Me... Read more
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