anxiety Articles
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
Lots of Items: ADHD, Asperger's, Gifted Ed, and More
Friday, July 18th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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THE 2014 SENG CONFERENCE began yesterday in San Jose, California. We had planned to be there, exhibiting, covering sessions, and seeing friends and subscribers, but other circumstances intervened. We're sorry we couldn't be there, and we wish all attendees a satisfying and stimul... Read more
Anxiety, Stimulant Meds, Common Core Math, More
Monday, June 30th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADOLESCENCE AND ANXIETY. There's what we think is an interesting and informative opinion piece on anxiety in The New York Times. The author, a professor of psychiatry, explains why teens might be more prone to anxiety. The explanation involves our old friend the amygdala -- again... Read more
Meds, TV Violence and Kids, and More -- Including Something Else to Worry About
Friday, June 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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DOSING YOUR KIDS. Twice-exceptional kids are likely to, at some point, be on meds for anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other conditions. A new article at the site of the Child Mind Institute discusses considerations for finding the right dosage of particular medications, providing ... Read more
2e Definition, plus ASD, Anxiety, and More
Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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DEFINITION OF 2e. Sally Reis, Susan Baum, and Edith Burke are co-authors or an article in Gifted Child Quarterly titled "An Operational Definition of Twice-exceptional Learners Implications and Applications." The abstract of the article says, "In addition to introd... Read more
2e "Meat and Potatoes"
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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IN THIS POST -- anxiety, depression, ADHD, gifted ed, and dyslexia. No "garnish" in this posting.WHO'S ANXIOUS Besides your 2e child, that is. Well, the Huffington Posts tells us about 11 public figures "who will make you rethink what you know about anxiety disorde... Read more
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