adhd Articles
LDs in College, Dyslexia Research, Child Psychiatry, and More
Thursday, September 29th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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THE ATLANTIC has published an article with the title "The Road to Higher Education With an 'Invisible Disability,'" and it offers good perspective on going to college with an LD. Also embedded in the article a couple resources for college-bound students with LDs, along ... Read more
Giftedness and Achievement, Holding Down the Special Ed Budget, and More
Monday, September 26th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED, NOT NECESSARILY HIGH-ACHIEVING. A writer at the Midland Texas Reporter-Telegram notes that gifted might not equate to high achievement or high performance. The writer, a GT specialist and district GT coordinator, notes characteristics of gifted young people and then expla... Read more
ADHD Nation, Dyslexia and Strattera, Growth Mindset, More
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ADHD NATION is the title of a new book on the "American epidemic" of the disorder, which examines the high rate of overdiagnosis and consequent medication in the U.S. The author, Alan Schwarz, along with experts Dr. Lawrence Diller and Dr. Ned Hallowell, were guests on ... Read more
Jay Leno and Dyslexia, NAGC/Fordham Venture, Events, and More
Thursday, September 8th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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HAS JAY LENO EVER CALLED YOUR HOUSE No Maybe that's because your bright but dyslexic son never solicited Leno, along with other successful dyslexics, for advice to students with dyslexia. A writer in The New York Times recounts the events leading up to the call, and lists some of... Read more
ADHD, Back to School or College, SENG Webinar, and More
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN, BODY. Recent research indicates that the genes involved in conditions such as ASD, ADHD, major depression, and other neurodevelopmental disorders are also associated with physical disorders. From the study write-up "Of the 208 individual neurodevelopmental disorder ri... Read more
The Nature of Giftedness, Neurodiversity, an ADHD Webinar, and More
Friday, September 2nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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GIFTEDNESS -- WHAT IS IT, and does it matter This week, a cluster of opinion pieces and essays on the topic surfaced in the media. One of the pieces sparked outrage. We've already mentioned Jen the Blogger's response. All of them are worth thinking about. Here they are...THE SPAR... Read more
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
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