adhd Articles
Research Participation Opportunity, Back to School, Brain Manipulation, and More
Monday, August 21st, 2017 by 76Trombones
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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY FOR TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTSNOTE This statement is from the researcher. Please direct any questions to her. --2e NewsletterDid you know that researchers know very little about twice-exceptional students compared to other groups of children and adolescents Y... Read more
Anxiety, Genetics/Environment, Items from SENG, and More
Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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STRESS AND ANXIETY. A psychologist from Boys Town writes in The Washington Post about stress and anxiety in teens, and what parents can do to help. Basic steps include looking for signs; letting kids know it's okay to feel upset; and having more family time. Read more. Separately... Read more
Laugh and/or Cry, Become an Assistant Head of School, See Us Live-streamed, and More
Monday, August 7th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PARENTS, YOU'RE NOT ALONE. You know that from this site and others. But if you want to read what other parents hear about their kiddos and then either laugh or cry, check out the site of Romper. A mom of a 2e kiddo put together a page called "10 Special Needs Moms Share the ... Read more
"Giftedness," Homeschooling, Curiosity, and More
Thursday, July 27th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED CHALLENGES. In this blog, psychologist Gail Post offers "six reasons to stop treating gifted kids as 'special.'" For example it can make love seem conditional on achievement. She writes about what "special" really means, and notes how the "special&... Read more
ADHD, Growing Out Of, Summer, and More
Monday, July 17th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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THOSE WITH FAMILIES IN THE "ADHD ZONE" will likely be interested in an obit of Keith Conners think "Conners Scale" appearing in The New York Times, which is really a recap of thinking about ADHD since the 1950s. The final quote from Conners in the obit "T... Read more
2e Scholarship, the Terror of Not Being Able to Read, and More
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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HERE'S WHAT WE NEED MORE OF -- scholarships available to students at private, 2e-friendly schools. FlexSchool has awarded a student at its New Haven, Connecticut, campus a scholarship valued at half of the tuition for the student's high school tenure. The William Morse Scholarshi... Read more
IEP Success Story, ADHD, Tourette's, OCD, Podcasts, and More
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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OUTSIDE-THE-BOX THINKING benefits both the student and the school. Parent, advocate and author Amanda Marin writes at Education Week about a success story -- yes, success -- for a twice-exceptional student at the hands of a creative school administration and staff. The story invo... Read more
ADHD Diagnosis Rate, ASD in the Classroom, a Teacher's POV, and More
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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ADHD DIAGNOSES, MEDS. In 2011 the American Academy of Pediatrics issued new guidelines for diagnosing and treating ADHD. Since then, according to a recent research update from the AAP, both the rate of diagnosis and the use of stimulant meds have remained constant. Find AAP's res... Read more
Diagnosing 2e; Homeschoolers as "Missing Voices"; Survey Opportunities; and More
Friday, June 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PSYCHOLOGIST DEVON MACEACHRON specializes in twice exceptionality, and she has written an insightful blog posting on the topic of giftedness and dyslexia. The posting, however, applies to other "e's" beside dyslexia and brings some clarity to how learning disabilities s... Read more
Readings, Research, and Research Participation Opportunities
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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TODAY'S BLOG features readings from organizations we cover often, such as Undestood and the Child Mind Institute; recent research results of possible interest to the 2e community; and a couple research participation opportunities SENG offers, from its archives, an article titled ... Read more
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