adhd Articles
Who Are the Gifted, Three "Awareness" Events, and More
Friday, October 2nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
"WHO ARE THE GIFTED AND TALENTED, and What Do They Need" That's the title of a piece at the site of NPR that covers the definition of giftedness, the identification of the gifted, and how schools should serve the gifted. The piece quotes experts familiar to the readers ... Read more
Anxiety and Depression; Finding the Gifted; tCDS for ADHD; and Big Macs
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION. We know lots of 2e kids have anxiety, and lots have depression. We suspect that many kids have both. A series of "cartoons" at Medical Daily illustrate what it's like to have both. The cartoons are by the creator of the comic strip "The Awkw... Read more
Resources, Follow-ups, and Items that Disturb
Monday, September 21st, 2015 by 76Trombones
ON A SHOESTRING. We deeply appreciate the support of our readers in snazzy Zip codes, and we also appreciate that some families have less resources than others. There's a "blog hop" at the site of Gifted Homeschoolers Forum titled "Parenting Gifted2e Kids on a Shoe... Read more
Meds for Kids, College Helps Aspies, More
Thursday, September 17th, 2015 by 76Trombones
TWO CAUTIONARY STORIES are in the news this morning about drugs for kids. The first is about the antidepressant Paxil and how original drug trial data has now been reanalyzed to show that it was more dangerous for teens than originally thought. The second is about the antipsychot... Read more
Javits Grant, ADHD Diagnosis, More
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 by 76Trombones
JAVITS GRANT IN FLORIDA. Seminole County Public Schools has received a Javits Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to increase the representation in gifted programs of underrepresented groups. The five-year, 2.4 million grant will "include alternative methods of ident... Read more
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
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