adhd Articles
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
2e at GAM, Brain Myths, Live Plays, and More
Monday, October 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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FULL STE2AM AHEAD was the theme of the Gifted Association of Missouri GAM annual conference this last weekend. A write-up of the conference at the site of KSMU, Ozarks Pubic Radio, explained the title. We cognoscienti understand the "STEM" part, of course. And "A&q... Read more
Attention Disorder Spectrum? Plus OCD, Exercise, and 2e Resources
Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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THE ATTENTION DISORDER SPECTRUM Researchers at two UK universities suggests that there is a spectrum of attention, hyperactivityimpulsiveness, and language function in society, with varying degrees of these impairments associated with clusters of genes linked with the risk for AD... Read more
ADHD, Autism, Resources, Sugar, and More
Thursday, October 9th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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IT'S BEEN ADHD AWARENESS MONTH for nine days now, and if you'd still like to do something to spread the word about ADHD, check out the site of ADDitude Magazine. You'll find resources to help you advocate. Separately, ADDitude is offering a free webinar titled "Understanding... Read more
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