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Patricia Polacco, Mental Health, Screen Time, and More
Monday, January 9th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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AUTHOR PATRICIA POLACCO has written books that have been featured in the column "Bob Seney On Books" in 2e Newsletter, notably Thank You, Mr. Falker and Bully. Polacco, who has dyslexia and didn't learn to read until age 14, was profiled last week in the Pittsburg Post-... Read more
FAPE, OCR, ADHD in Girls, ASD and GI Issues, and More
Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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WRIGHTSLAW reports that the Endrew F case, over the difference between "some" and "meaningful" educational benefits, is to be heard by the Supreme Court on January 11. Endrew's parents pulled him from public school, placed him in a private school, and requeste... Read more
Education, Psychotherapy, Books, The Senses, and More
Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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SINGLE-SESSION TREATMENT Can one session of psychotherapy successfully treat childhood disorders A recent study indicated that such sessions could be effective for treating anxiety and conduct disorders, but not depression substance abuse, or eating disorders. The study was in th... Read more
Don't Cross the Mom of a 2e Kiddo, Plus Items on Anxiety, ASD, and More
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DON'T CROSS THE PARENT of a 2e kiddo. A school in Oklahoma might have done that by refusing to acknowledge that a mon's gifted son also had ADHD and should have accommodations. She told the school she was filing a civil rights complaint. They fired her from her substitute teacher... Read more
Depression, OCD, a Ted Talk, and More
Monday, November 28th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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STARTING ON A HAPPY NOTE, we have three items on depression, a frequent bug-a-boo to 2e kiddosMental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists have identified temporal patterns in young people arthritis and diseases of the diges... Read more
NAGC, Anxiety, ASD, Some Events, and More
Friday, November 11th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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NAGC. We attended NAGC's annual convention, this one at Disney World last week. Watch for coverage of 2e-related sessions in the upcoming NovemberDecember issue of 2e Newsletter. NAGC has introduced a new strategic framework, announced at the convention, centered on Minds, Polici... Read more
First-person Story, Sports and Autism, SCOTUS and LDs, and More
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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THIS WILL RESONATE. An article from The Hechinger Report, an education newsletter, is a first-person account by a high school junior of his school experiences. The line that hooks "I spend half my days in accelerated classes and the other half in special ed." Find the a... Read more
Mental Health in Kids, Grade-skipping, "Gifted," and More
Thursday, October 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MENTAL HEALTH is an important component of twice exceptionality. Some of our 2e kiddos have a disorder by definition, with conditions such as ADHD. Now Atlantic Online says that in the U.S. there are "more than 17 million young people who meet criteria for disorders that aff... Read more
Special Ed, Cursive, ADHD, and More
Thursday, October 6th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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TEXAS, THE FEDS, & SPECIAL ED. The U.S. Department of Education is coming down on the state of Texas for its alleged capping of special ed services at a percentage of students significantly less than other states serve -- 8.5 percent versus a national average of about 13 perc... Read more
Giftedness and Achievement, Holding Down the Special Ed Budget, and More
Monday, September 26th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED, NOT NECESSARILY HIGH-ACHIEVING. A writer at the Midland Texas Reporter-Telegram notes that gifted might not equate to high achievement or high performance. The writer, a GT specialist and district GT coordinator, notes characteristics of gifted young people and then expla... Read more
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