asbergers Articles
A Little News, an Offer, and A Few Resources
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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THE NEWS...SHORT PEOPLE is the name of a song written and sung by Randy Newman a long time ago, but it's not necessarily going to be a label for your ADHD younger person who takes stimulant meds -- at least, according to research published in the journal Pediatrics and reported a... Read more
A Little News, Lots of Resources
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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SHORT PEOPLE is the name of a song written and sung by Randy Newman a long time ago, but it's not necessarily going to be a label for your ADHD younger person who takes stimulant meds -- at least, according to research published in the journal Pediatrics and reported at the site ... 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
Back to School, Impossible Figures, Sleep for Teens, and the Striatum
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BACK TO SCHOOL. The U.S. Census Bureau issued a "back to school" feature, a series of tables telling us exactly who our students are by gender, race, age, and place in school. Out of almost 300 million non-institutionalized members of our population, about 78 million ar... Read more
Depression, Davidson Fellows, ADHD, the Brain, and More
Friday, August 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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NOT TALKING ABOUT DEPRESSION. We've noted in blog and briefing that Robin Williams could talk about alcoholism and addiction in his routines, but not depression. In the "comic" strip Candorville, Darrin Bell's character Lionel sometimes accompanies the recently departed... Read more
ADHD, Math, Child Psychiatry, and More
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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LATE-ONSET ADHD. By "late," we're talking 12 years old, the age to which the DSM-5 extended the age criterion. The extension means that more children are diagnosed with ADHD. Of these, the greatest increases are in the inattentive subtype, possibly triggered by school p... 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
Back to School and More
Monday, August 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BACK TO SCHOOL. The words back to school were in the headlines of the majority of the press releases we read today as we looked for items worthy of the blog; no releases, however, contained news worthy of passing on. That said, some of the organizations we follow are offering wha... Read more
Law and 2e, ASD in College, Depression, More
Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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IDENTIFYING AND SERVING THE 2e LEGAL ISSUES. 2e Newsletter contributor Rich Weinfeld has co-authored an article for a CEC gifted group covering what the law says about identifying and serving gifted students who are also educationally disabled. The article covers law such as IDEA... Read more
Autism, ADHD, SPD, Dyscalculia, more
Friday, August 1st, 2014 by 76Trombones
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THE KIDS WHO BEAT AUTISM is the title of an article in the Magazine section that means it's kind of long in the upcoming Sunday New York Times. It tells the stories of some of the small percentage of children who, after being diagnosed with autism so severe that they are non-verb... Read more
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