anxiety Articles
Malaria Drugs if they Don’t Kill You Will Drive You Crazy
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by Doug Bremner
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Last week the Food and Drug Administration FDA stipulated that a black box warning be put on the label for the anti-malarial drug Larium for possible neurological and psychiatric side effects. The sad truth is that this drug has been driving people nuts for years, as I have writt... Read more
SENG News, ADHD Items, Grade-skipping, and (Sigh) Javits
Monday, May 1st, 2017 by 76Trombones
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NEW SENG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. Michael Postma, Ph.D., is now the executive director of SENG, Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted. In a letter to members, Postma says SENG will continue to offer its core programs, and then adds this "I am very excited about the development... Read more
Check Yourself Before You Stress Yourself
Thursday, April 20th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Stress Im all too familiar with it. As I write this blog I feel the stress of the deadline rapidly approaching. Writing is not my forte, so I tend to start writing assignments at the Continue reading The post Check Yourself Before You Stress Yourself appeared fi... Read more
Survey of 2e Adults, Parenting, Test Accommodations, Steve Jobs, and More
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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RESEARCH PARTICIPATION OPPORTUNITY. A psychology student working on his senior thesis at Dominican University in California is seeking twice-exceptional adults to respond to a survey about their experiences. Find out more. SMART KIDS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES examines common tes... Read more
Temple Grandin, FAPE, ASD, Anxiety, Depression, Gifted Ed, More
Thursday, February 16th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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TEMPLE GRANDIN has been named to the National Women's Hall of Fame, according to Disability Scoop. She was chosen for her work as an autism advocate -- and also for her work in animal science. Read more. HOW HYPER IS TOO MUCH Here's the first sentence from an article at Psych Cen... Read more
2e in Asia, Talking about Anxiety, ASD, and More
Monday, February 13th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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2e IN ASIA... and coming "home" for support. An American mom who has lived abroad extensively writes about how Singapore schools could notwould not support her twice-exceptional child, and the support the family received once they moved back to the U.S. Read more. IDEA ... Read more
ESSA, Parenting, ADHD, Depression, More
Monday, January 23rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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BORING STUFF FIRST. That would be ESSA, and to us it's potentially boring because it's law and policy and possibly gobbledygook. We have two resources that might tell us how ESSA will affect the 2e community. The first consists of postings at the site of American Institutes for R... Read more
Patricia Polacco, Mental Health, Screen Time, and More
Monday, January 9th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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AUTHOR PATRICIA POLACCO has written books that have been featured in the column "Bob Seney On Books" in 2e Newsletter, notably Thank You, Mr. Falker and Bully. Polacco, who has dyslexia and didn't learn to read until age 14, was profiled last week in the Pittsburg Post-... Read more
FAPE, OCR, ADHD in Girls, ASD and GI Issues, and More
Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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WRIGHTSLAW reports that the Endrew F case, over the difference between "some" and "meaningful" educational benefits, is to be heard by the Supreme Court on January 11. Endrew's parents pulled him from public school, placed him in a private school, and requeste... Read more
Education, Psychotherapy, Books, The Senses, and More
Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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SINGLE-SESSION TREATMENT Can one session of psychotherapy successfully treat childhood disorders A recent study indicated that such sessions could be effective for treating anxiety and conduct disorders, but not depression substance abuse, or eating disorders. The study was in th... Read more
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