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ADHD Meds, Linda Silverman, Anxiety, Depression, and the ICD-10
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD MEDS. If that 2e child you raise has ADHD, you're probably familiar with at least some of the medications prescribed to help him or her function best. The site of the Child Mind Institute has just published an article on ADHD meds, subtitled "A look at the alternatives,... Read more
Special Ed, ASD, Anxiety, Gifted Adults, More
Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ANYONE WHO'S HEARD JONATHAN MOONEY talk about the "short bus" will appreciate an opinion piece in last Sunday's New York Times. Titled "A Special Education," it describes the writer's early experience with special ed in upstate New York. Some of the experience... Read more
Anxiety and Depression; Finding the Gifted; tCDS for ADHD; and Big Macs
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION. We know lots of 2e kids have anxiety, and lots have depression. We suspect that many kids have both. A series of "cartoons" at Medical Daily illustrate what it's like to have both. The cartoons are by the creator of the comic strip "The Awkw... Read more
Anxiety, LDs in College, Advocacy, More
Thursday, August 13th, 2015 by 76Trombones
PSYCHOLOGIST DAN PETERS, a member of the 2e Newsletter Editorial Advisory Board, has just posted a new piece in the Huffington Post "Parents" section. In it, Dan -- counselor to and father of the kind of kiddos familiar to us all -- describes a real-life adventure refle... Read more
2e in the Washington Post, Anxiety, Going Out with SPD Kids, and More
Friday, July 17th, 2015 by 76Trombones
TWICE EXCEPTIONAL makes it into the Washington Post Finally. In the feature On Parenting the mother of a twice-exceptional young man recounts her family's situation and some of the struggles. Many of her sentences will resonate with readers here. Find the feature. And if you're i... Read more
ADHD, Anxiety, Depression -- Triple "e's"
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD An article in the Vancouver Globe and Mail tells how a diagnosis of ADHD can make a young person feel less competent -- even, as in the case of the student profiled to lead off the article, the young person has a high IQ. Sound familiar The article quotes ... Read more
2e Fundraiser, 2e Movie, ADHD, and 1917 Chalkboards
Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e FUNDRAISER IN MINNEAPOLIS. The Minneaoplis Star-Tribune previewed the June 6th fundraiser for Arete School for Exceptional and Gifted Children, in Hopkins, Minnesota. Through a good family connection, the school's founder, Leah Brzezinski, was able to obtain the Minnesota Viki... Read more
Finding a School, Anxiety, OCD, and All Kinds of Other Stuff
Friday, May 29th, 2015 by 76Trombones
FINDING SHANGRI-LA -- or, at least, the right school for your gifted or 2e kiddo. That's the topic that Dr. Michael Postma takes on in a posting at the site of He lays out questions to ask concerning how the school selects for special programming; whether the staf... Read more
Personalizing Education, Mocking the Gifted, Processing Speed, and How the Brain Processes "Speed"
Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
EDUCATION A "HUMAN BUSINESS" Is it In an Education Week interview, Sir Ken Robinson talks about problems with current education systems and how he advocates personalizing education, not standardizing it. This is the guy who gave what is evidently the most-viewed TED Tal... Read more
ASD in College, Anxiety, Baby Talk, and More
Thursday, May 14th, 2015 by 76Trombones
FOLLOW-UP. We wrote last week about a seminarworkshop to be held next month for parents and educators of twice-exceptional children. Scheduled for June 14-18 in Abiquiu, New Mexico, it features neuroscientist Layne Kalbfleisch as presenter. She is offering a special rate to reade... Read more
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