adhd Articles
Exercise, Autism Intervention, GHF Anniversary, and More
Friday, September 12th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED HOMESCHOOLERS FORUM is observing 10 years of service to the families of gifted and twice-exceptional children. You can read more about the anniversary here, or visit the group's website here. Congratulations to GHF And does this mean that Corin is now 10 years older than w... Read more
Depression, ADHD, Hard Work versus Talent, and More
Friday, September 5th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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CHILDHOOD DEPRESSION can be difficult to distinguish because it manifests differently than adult depression, according to an article in the Washington Post. The article says that even preschoolers can show signs of depression, however, and provides characteristics of depression i... Read more
A Little News, an Offer, and A Few Resources
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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THE NEWS...SHORT PEOPLE is the name of a song written and sung by Randy Newman a long time ago, but it's not necessarily going to be a label for your ADHD younger person who takes stimulant meds -- at least, according to research published in the journal Pediatrics and reported a... Read more
A Little News, Lots of Resources
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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SHORT PEOPLE is the name of a song written and sung by Randy Newman a long time ago, but it's not necessarily going to be a label for your ADHD younger person who takes stimulant meds -- at least, according to research published in the journal Pediatrics and reported at the site ... Read more
Anxiety, Depression, Dyslexia, ADHD... and Bacteria
Friday, August 29th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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FOLLOW-UP 1. We blogged last time about a study indicating that a problem in autism is a lack of neuronal pruning during childhood. The New York Times also reported on the study, going much beyond the press release we read and pointed to. Find the NY Times article. FOLLOW-UP 2. W... Read more
Depression, Davidson Fellows, ADHD, the Brain, and More
Friday, August 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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NOT TALKING ABOUT DEPRESSION. We've noted in blog and briefing that Robin Williams could talk about alcoholism and addiction in his routines, but not depression. In the "comic" strip Candorville, Darrin Bell's character Lionel sometimes accompanies the recently departed... Read more
ADHD, Math, Child Psychiatry, and More
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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LATE-ONSET ADHD. By "late," we're talking 12 years old, the age to which the DSM-5 extended the age criterion. The extension means that more children are diagnosed with ADHD. Of these, the greatest increases are in the inattentive subtype, possibly triggered by school p... Read more
2e Research, Depression, Anxiety, Autism, More
Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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APA GTLD SYMPOSIUM. An American Psychological Association symposium last week on gifted students with learning disabilities featured Megan Foley-Nicpon and other researchersauthors from last year's issue of Gifted Child Quarterly devoted to twice-exceptionality. Several recent st... Read more
Asperger's, IEPs, Accommodations, More
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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AUTISM SPEAKS offers occasional "In Our Own Words" stories in which persons on the spectrum describe what it's like. The most recent story is by a young man with Asperger's who is a recent film school graduate. He talks about his interest in film making, how he was able... Read more
Gifted Camp, Behavior Problems, ADHD, Depression
Friday, July 25th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED SUMMER CAMP. A program at Drury University, in Springfield, Missouri, attracts gifted middle-schoolers from across the Midwest, according to television station KSPR, presumably located somewhere near Springfield. The program is somewhat unusual in our perspective because i... Read more
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