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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
Ed Amend Interview, Depression, Anxiety, Foot Massage, and More
Thursday, April 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ED AMEND IN PSYCHOLOGY TODAY. Kentucky psychologist Ed Amend, who does lots of work with gifted and twice-exceptional children, did a Psychology Today interview that was posted on April 10. In it, Amend offers his perspectives on giftedness and ADHD, giftedness and Asperger's, gi... Read more
Activism, ADHD, Anxiety, and More
Thursday, April 7th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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RAISING LD AWARENESS IN COLLEGE. A Gonzaga University sophomore who is a special education major has been recognized for her advocacy by Campus Compact. That group's Newman Civic Fellows Award award honors undergraduate and graduate students who take action in pursuit of long-ter... Read more
A Personal Story, Genetics, Depression, and More
Friday, March 25th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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A PHYSICIST AND DAD of a 2e son writes at Science 2.0 about his son's situation. There's lots of rational material in the essay, and ruminating over concepts like "critical phenomena" as it might apply to ADHD. But there are also the gut-level reactions that us ordinary... Read more
Javits Funding, Asking for Your Experience, Depression, and More
Thursday, March 10th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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CEC is giving you a chance to advocate for increased funding for the Javits Act, the only federal initiative for gifted education sigh. The Act is evidently supposed to be funded for 2017 in the munificent amount of 12 million. Congress has historically been pretty stingy in mone... Read more
2e Video, ADHD, Tourette's, Anxiety in Kids, Sleeping In, and More
Monday, March 7th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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WE'RE PLEASED TO OFFER a new video on our YouTube "channel," this one featuring Beverly Trail, Ed.D, author of the book Twice-Exceptional Gifted Children from Prufrock Press. At SENG 2015, Beverly sat down with the publishers of 2e Newsletter and offered all kinds of ti... Read more
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