adhd Articles
Anxiety, Depression, Dyslexia, ADHD... and Bacteria
Friday, August 29th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lots of Items: ADHD, Asperger's, Gifted Ed, and More
Friday, July 18th, 2014 by 76Trombones
THE 2014 SENG CONFERENCE began yesterday in San Jose, California. We had planned to be there, exhibiting, covering sessions, and seeing friends and subscribers, but other circumstances intervened. We're sorry we couldn't be there, and we wish all attendees a satisfying and stimul... Read more
2e, "So Much Potential," Assistive Tech, More
Monday, July 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
"HE HAS SO MUCH POTENTIAL. If only he tried harder That probably sounds familiar to you. The phrase was uttered by a teacher in a story inThe Jewish Press about a young man who as a third-grader could use the word "exacerbate" but not write his name on the blackboa... Read more
Teens, Tweens, ADHD, Meds, and More
Friday, July 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
NOW THEY TELL US. Boston Children's Hospital researchers reviewing studies on stimulant meds for ADHD note that while studies show the effectiveness of the meds on symptoms, not many studies were performed regarding the safety of the drugs. An article in the Boston Globe explains... Read more
Genetics, ADHD, Parenting, Dyslexia, More
Monday, July 7th, 2014 by 76Trombones
GOT A RELATIVE WHO doesn't believe in learning issues, or ADHD The National Center for Learning Disabilities offers three tips so that you can "move forward in a way that will be most helpful for your child." Included how to establish common ground; bringing in reinforc... Read more
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