anxiety Articles
2e in the Washington Post, Anxiety, Going Out with SPD Kids, and More
Friday, July 17th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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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
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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
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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
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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 2eLearners.org. 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
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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
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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
Another Step Forward, Common Core, ADHD, and Name that Book!
Friday, March 27th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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ONE MORE STEP FORWARD. Every news article about twice exceptionality is a step forward for the 2e community, and the latest article appears at the site Science 2.0, explaining to readers that yes, you can be gifted and LD at the same time. The article says "current U.S. rese... Read more
2e Myths, Brain Scans, Medical Education for All, and More
Friday, March 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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2e LEARNERS is the name of a website for parents and educators in the Baltimore, Maryland, area. The organizer of the site has posted a number of articles recently that are of interest to the 2e community in general, not just to those crabcake-loving Easterners. For example, educ... Read more
2e Explosion, ADHD, Anxiety, Testing, More
Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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COMING OUT OF THE WOODWORK is how Mike Postma describes the increase in the number of 2e kids in the 21st century. Writing in the SENG Vine Newsletter, Postma provides his own several-decade perspective as GT educator and offers several possible reasons for the apparent populatio... Read more
2e: The Movie, Anxiety, Depression, More
Friday, January 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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"2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL" -- THE MOVIE True. Filmmaker Tom Ropelewski has finished his documentary, which will have its world premier at the Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, Virginia, on February 28. Ropelewski followed members of the Class of 2011 at Bridge... Read more
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