adhd Articles
ADHD - Tapping into the Lucrative Market
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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General all-round ass-kickers and thoroughly decent humans, CCHR International, have been running a series of posts lately via their webpage that concern the recent push by the pharmaceutical industry and the field of white-coated buffoonery to target more kids with ADHD drugs.Me... Read more
ADHD - Tapping into the Lucrative Market
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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General all-round ass-kickers and thoroughly decent humans, CCHR International, have been running a series of posts lately via their webpage that concern the recent push by the pharmaceutical industry and the field of white-coated buffoonery to target more kids with ADHD drugs.Me... Read more
Overlooking Gifted Abilities, Parenting Teens, Podcasts, and More
Monday, June 27th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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A PSYCHOLOGIST from the Philadelphia area has a blog named "Gifted Challenges." A recent posting explores what happens when a gifted child's abilities are overlooked, say through mis-identification or through twice exceptionality. She offers five consequences of this si... Read more
Google Glass and ASD, Summer, ADHD Stuff, and More
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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GOOGLE GLASS AND AUTISM. Stanford University has developed an experimental application for Google Glass, one that helps children with autism interpret what others' faces mean, in real time. The children involved in the project use the device and application for three 20-minute se... Read more
Resources, Ear Infections and IQ, Exercise and ADHD, More
Monday, June 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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CENTER FOR TALENT DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE. Northwestern University's CTD is holding its annual summer family conference this coming Saturday on the university campus from 1 to 5 in the afternoon. In one workshop, titled "Straight A's and Stressed," professor Danielle Bla... Read more
FAPE, Javits, Gifted Ed, Math Camp, and More
Friday, June 17th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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WHAT'S FAPE According to Disability Scoop, the U.S. Supreme Court is considering hearing a FAPE case -- free and appropriate public education -- brought by the parents of a boy with autism. The parents removed the boy from public school in Colorado, enrolled him in a private scho... Read more
Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Depression, More
Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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SPD, WITH AND WITHOUT ASD. An article in The Atlantic explores sensory processing disorder, both in the context of autism and outside it. The article recounts the history of sensory processing disorder, noting that it's still not in the DSM. It also notes how recognition or accep... Read more
Education Disconnect, ADHD, Actress Speaks out on Depression, More
Friday, June 3rd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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GREAT ARTICLE in The Washington Post about a bright young man with Asperger's. The twist the young man's mother is a journalist who has covered education, among other topics, for almost a decade. She writes, "theres no bigger disconnect between my professional and personal e... Read more
Pioneer in 2e, Educator Resources, More
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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PIONEER IN 2e STUDIES HONORED. Dr. C. June Maker was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree from Western Kentucky University recently, according to WKU News. She is a graduate of WKU and currently a professor at University of Arizona. WKU News says, "Dr. Makers 1976... Read more
Giftedness, ADHD, Parenting Resource, and More
Friday, May 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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JOE RENZULLI posted on May 11 a YouTube video titled "What Is Giftedness" In it, he explains his stance that giftedness is not just IQ, but that it combines above-average ability and not just academic abilities, task commitment motivation or grit, and creativity. This i... Read more
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