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Javits, Special Ed, Dyslexic Advantage, the Brain, and More
Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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JAVITS FUNDING is not imperiled for 2017, according to the NAGC's Jane Clarenbach. She writes, "this is the first time in many years that the fate of the Javits program does not hang in the balance until the last possible moment in the appropriations process." That's go... Read more
Homework, ASD, Depression, Anxiety, Temple Grandin, and More
Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DO YOUR HOMEWORK ON HOMEWORK. Homework has no effect on younger students, and a "modest" effect on the academic achievement of older students. That's the starting point for a piece by educational researcher Daniel Willingham in The Washington Post. In the piece he notes... Read more
Gifted Ed, Anxlety, Labels, Depression, and More
Friday, July 8th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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EDUCATION WEEK, in a blog, posting, offers "14 Things Gifted Students Want Teachers to Know." The posting is based on the personal experiences of a gifted advocate and his family. Example "I don't want to be singled out." Example "I need to know I'm gifte... Read more
ASD in College, False Claims on Treating ASD and ADHD, and More
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ASD IN COLLEGE. "Richard was one of the brightest kids in his high school class," starts a story produced by the Hechinger Report and featured at the site of Disability Scoop. The story focuses on the challenges faced by college students on the spectrum, no matter how s... Read more
Anxiety, Activity, ADHD, Depression, More
Friday, June 10th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ANXIETY DISORDER. A meta-analysis by the University of Cambridge of 48 studies shows which cultures, genders, and age groups are most affected. The first two of 10 takeaways, according to the Huffington PostWomen are almost twice as likely to have anxiety disorder.Young people ar... Read more
Mindfulness, Gap Year, Education in Finland, More
Saturday, May 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DON'T FORGET that our spring booklet sale is going on right now. If you subscribe to the newsletter or briefing, check your inbox for details;or,go to the newsletter website. We offer ten "Spotlight on 2e Series" booklets on topics that include parenting 2e kiddos, gift... Read more
Depression News, 2e Center Workshop, A Kiwi News Story, and More
Monday, May 9th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DEPRESSION. The Washington Post notes the value of celebrities who acknowledge their issues with depression or anxiety. The article mentions Kristen Bell talking about her mental health concerns in a video, Captain America Chris Evans talking to Rolling Stone about his anxiety, a... Read more
Autism, Some Interesting Ideas, a Couple More Summer Camps, and More
Monday, April 25th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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AUTISM WHAT WE KNOW. We know that children on the spectrum might not "read" emotions well, and researchers at the University of Vermont think one reason might be that those kids focus on a speaker's mouth rather than the eyes -- especially when emotion in involved in a ... Read more
Gifted Ed, Depression, ASD, Gap Year, and More
Friday, April 22nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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IDENTIFYING, SERVING GIFTED STUDENTS. "Once we have a clear idea of what giftedness is and acceptable criteria for identifying these kids, then we need to invest time and effort on what we are doing with these kids." That's what a professor from the University of Albert... Read more
A Must-read, Anxiety, and Lots of Brain Stuff
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MUST-READ. The Washington Post's "Answer Sheet" column features a 47yo educator who provides a great first-person account of what it was like for him to grow up on the spectrum -- early diagnoses of intellectual disability, then of severe learning disability; bullying a... Read more
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