adhd Articles
A Caution, and Items on ADHD, Depression, and More
Friday, August 28th, 2015 by 76Trombones
WE SUMMARIZE lots of studies from the social and medical sciences as we post content here and in other places. We like to believe that the results of those studies are valid and reliable reproducible. In yesterday's journal Science, research psychologists reported on their effort... Read more
ADHD, TBI, More Back to School
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD AND GESTATION. A Finnish study indicates that babies born even slightly pre-term are at increased risk for a later diagnosis of ADHD. The study covered lots of years 14, lots of kids with ADHD over 10,000 and four times as many children without ADHD. Even after taking into a... Read more
Davidson Fellows, Back to School, More
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 by 76Trombones
BACK TO SCHOOL. Yeah, we mock the flood of articles this time of year, but the Washington Post has one that might get parents thinking. The writer reflects on things she tried last year to help her kids have a good school year. Some worked, some didn't. What she tried included &q... Read more
Giftedness, ADHD, Twice Exceptionality, More
Monday, August 10th, 2015 by 76Trombones
GROWING OUT OF ADHD. A UK study indicates that children with higher IQs are more likely to be in the group that "grows out" of ADHD. It's of note to us, anyway that the researchers were apparently measuring inattention rather than hyperactivity. The researcher wonder if... Read more
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
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