asbergers Articles
National Parenting Gifted Children Week, and More
Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 by 76Trombones
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THIS WEEK, 719-25, is National Parenting Gifted Children Week. This event, co-initiated by the organizations SENG and NAGC, is listed in the National Special Events Registry and draws awareness to at least part of the 2e mix. At the end of the week is the SENG annual conference i... Read more
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
Webinar, Movie Screenings, Education Reform, 2e-Friendly School, More
Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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DYSLEXIA WEBINAR TODAY. Understood is presenting a live panel discussion from 3-4pm ET today by experts on dyslexia. Find out more. 2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL, the movie, has two screenings this month, one at Confratute this week and one the week of the 27th at Edufest. Susan Baum, dir... 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
Gifted Creativity, Impulsive Disorganization, Antipsychotic Medication, and More
Friday, July 3rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
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NAGC AND PHP. If you've never read an issue of NAGC's magazine Parenting for High Potential, the organization has made a recent issue freely available to non-members. The focus of the issue is "celebrating creativity." Among the articles are one by 2e Newsletter columni... Read more
Gifted Ed, Gifted Creativity, Gifted and Dyslexic, and More
Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED IN MISSOURI. An article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch paints a picture of how gifted students have been served in that state for the past few decades -- and how those same students are now losing programs aimed at them. The issue is funding at the district level. Accordin... Read more
ADHD, ASD, Gap Year, Dyslexia...
Thursday, June 25th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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FOLLOW-UP FIDGETING. We recently wrote about a study indicating that students with ADHD would benefit from being allowed to fidget in school. Now the Well column in The New York Times explores that study and the topic and introduces the phrase "wiggle at will". The stud... Read more
Summer Edification, Gifted Ed in PA, ESEA, CCSS, More
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
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TIME FOR SUMMER SCHOOL For you, that is If you've never gotten around to an organized learning experience about advocating for your child, Wrightslaw's Summer School might be an opportunity for you. This year's six-part session is starting now. Wrightslaw promises, "You'll l... Read more
2e School, History of Autism, SPD, More
Saturday, June 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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2e SCHOOL IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. A school called Big Minds has been in operation in the East Bay area of San Francisco for six years, according to an article at the website of the Contra Costa Times. The school, which currently serves 12 students between the ages of 8 and 11, wa... Read more
Quad Prep, Summer Learning, Cat Videos, and More
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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ARE YOU A QUAD PREP FAN Kim Busi, founder of the Quad Preparatory School in Manhattan, a school devoted to twice-exceptional students, is featured in the alumni magazine of her alma mater, Brown University. Busi is an M.D. who left an appointment in psychiatry at a New York med s... Read more
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