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2e & Reading, Depression, NVLD, More
Friday, December 12th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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A NICE PORTRAIT of a twice-exceptional middle-schooler is presented at Reading Today Online. A piece written by an expert in reading and dyslexia shows how much effort it takes for the student to appear average or above average -- and how parents or teachers can spot at least one... Read more
Giftedness, Genetics & Interventions, and a Few Resources
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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RESILIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND GENES.Apparently genetic predisposition can determine which kids will benefit from attention and interventions. And some of these genes are also linked to depression or ADHD.From a New York Times opinion piece "One might even imagine a day when w... Read more
ASD Celebrity, Note-taking, Helicopter vs Rescuing, More
Friday, November 7th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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FAMOUS ON THE SPECTRUM. That's Jerry Seinfeld, according to an NBC interview the comedian gave to Brian Williams. He says he has trouble with social engagement, and with taking language literally. Read more. 2e-RELATED SEMINAR IN CHICAGO. Well, Evanston, Illinois, actually -- at ... Read more
Tips to Reduce Your Child's Halloween Fears
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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For the majority of kids, Halloween is a favorite holiday because it represents a time to dress up and be someone or something else--perhaps a super-hero like Superman or a mythical creature like a fairy. It might also bring joy because, for one night, they can get as much f... Read more
Gifted Ed, Plus Items on ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, and Tourettes
Saturday, September 27th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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POTENTIAL AND ACHIEVEMENT. Researchers studying one large school district found that the kids who benefited most from gifted classrooms were not those with high IQs, but those with high scores on statewide standardized tests from the previous years. The operative term here is &qu... Read more
Brain Imaging, OCD, Anxiety, Evaluation, and Crawling
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN SCANS AND ADHD. Children with ADHD develop certain brain networks more slowly than typically developing children, according to researchers at the University of Michigan. The result is that those networks are less able to control activities like daydreaming and less able to ... Read more
Anxiety, Depression, Dyslexia, ADHD... and Bacteria
Friday, August 29th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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FOLLOW-UP 1. We blogged last time about a study indicating that a problem in autism is a lack of neuronal pruning during childhood. The New York Times also reported on the study, going much beyond the press release we read and pointed to. Find the NY Times article. FOLLOW-UP 2. W... Read more
2e Research, Depression, Anxiety, Autism, More
Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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APA GTLD SYMPOSIUM. An American Psychological Association symposium last week on gifted students with learning disabilities featured Megan Foley-Nicpon and other researchersauthors from last year's issue of Gifted Child Quarterly devoted to twice-exceptionality. Several recent st... Read more
Avoid the ‘Noid: Synthetic Cannabinoids and “Spiceophrenia”
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by Dirk Hanson
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Like PCP all over again.Synthetic cannabis-like Spice drugs were first introduced in early 2004, and quickly created a global marketplace. But the drugs responsible for the psychoactive effects of Spice products werent widely characterized until late 2008. And only recently have ... Read more
Anxiety, Depression, Anxiety AND Depression...
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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THIS IS National Parenting Gifted Children Week SENG and NAGC partnered to get this national event registered, and each organization is offering free webinars during this week. SENG also offers a free ebook and a blog tour. Visit either organization's site to find out more. And c... Read more
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