adhd Articles
Way to Go, Congress! And More...
Saturday, December 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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WAY TO GO, CONGRESS In an act of almost unimaginable generosity, the U.S. Congress graciously bestowed an extra 5 million on the Javits Gifted Program, bringing its 2015 funding to -- let's see -- why, a whopping total of 10 million In 2003, when we started 2e Newsletter, the fun... Read more
Giftedness, Genetics & Interventions, and a Few Resources
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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RESILIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND GENES.Apparently genetic predisposition can determine which kids will benefit from attention and interventions. And some of these genes are also linked to depression or ADHD.From a New York Times opinion piece "One might even imagine a day when w... Read more
ADHD, Homeschooling, ASD, and Winnie the Pooh
Monday, November 24th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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SHARPBRAINS.COM, in its November 24th Update, provides lots of articles that might be of interest to those in the 2e community, including pieces on whether cognitive therapy should be the first-line treatment for depression; whether there's a link between ADHD and creativity; min... Read more
2e I, II, III... and More
Thursday, November 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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2e I. Jen the blogger has a nice piece at Laughing at Chaos titled "To Be Both Normal and Extraordinary." She muses on the dual nature of 2e kids -- extraordinary but normal -- and how "the only way our kids, all of our kids, are going to thrive is if we celebrate ... Read more
Medications, ADHD, Depression, Dyslexia, Video Games, and More
Monday, November 17th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ONE DRUG OR TWO is the title of an article in The New York Times, which starts with the situation of a five-year old already on ADHD meds whose mother is considering adding an anti-psychotic because of the boy's difficult behavior. "In 2012 about one in 54 youngsters ages 6 ... Read more
Veterans' Day, Education Policy, Child Mind Institute, More
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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IT'S VETERANS' DAY in the U.S., a day on which we express appreciation for the service of those currently and formerly in the Armed Services. Wrightslaw's Special Ed Advocate observes the day by providing resources to help military families with exceptional or twice-exceptional c... Read more
ASD Celebrity, Note-taking, Helicopter vs Rescuing, More
Friday, November 7th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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FAMOUS ON THE SPECTRUM. That's Jerry Seinfeld, according to an NBC interview the comedian gave to Brian Williams. He says he has trouble with social engagement, and with taking language literally. Read more. 2e-RELATED SEMINAR IN CHICAGO. Well, Evanston, Illinois, actually -- at ... Read more
Conferences, ADHD, Dyslexia, More
Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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GOING TO NAGC If you're there on Thursday, a "pre-conference" day, check out a 1230 session called "Twice-Exceptional Children Making Inroads." From the session blurb "This session will highlight leaders in the field of twice-exceptional, describe our pas... Read more
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
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