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News, Resources from 2e newsletter
Monday, April 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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"NEW" KIND OF ADHD A recent NY Times article covered how some are pushing for "sluggish cognitive tempo" as another ADHD subtype. The subtype seems to share some characteristics with inattentive Theyre the daydreamy ones, the ones with work thats not turned in... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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GIFTS, GRADES, GROWTH MINDSET. A teacher blogs about a "brilliant thinker" in her class, a young man who often suffers meltdowns because of the gap between a "growth mindset" and a grade, a "number that defines who are students are." The fixed mindse... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Monday, April 7th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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MENTAL HEALTH ON CAMPUS. According to USA Today, about one in ten college students take advantage of on-campus mental health counseling. Once counselor noted that anxiety is the most common issue for the current generation of students, as opposed to depression in previous generat... Read more
News and Resources from the Past Few Days
Monday, March 31st, 2014 by 76Trombones
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AUTISM YET MORE PREVALENT. The Centers for Disease Control have released information about the prevalence of autism based on numbers from 2010. Overall, the prevalence is now 1 in 68 children, with variation across different parts of the country. Boys are about 5 times more likel... Read more
From 2e Newsletter: News Items, Resources
Thursday, March 27th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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WHEN AN LD HITS THE FAMILY. Many in the LD, gifted, and 2e communities are involved personally or professionally because of family circumstances. Not many of us are accomplished researchers in cell biology and biochemistry, but when biochemist Ricardo Dolmetch's son was diagnosed... Read more
From 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter
Monday, March 24th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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GOT A TEEN Maybe it's time to revisit what it is that makes teens so different, and what makes the development period of the teenage years second in importance only to very early childhood. An article at The Columbian lays out the changes that occur in the brain during adolescenc... Read more
From 2e Newsletter
Thursday, March 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADHD, MEDS, BMI. A new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that children treated with stimulants for ADHD experienced slower body mass index BMI growth than their undiagnosed or untreated peers, followed by a rapid rebound of BMI that e... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADHD OVER TIME. Some kids -- perhaps half -- "grow out" of ADHD as they age. A recent study links such a transition to factors that include the severity of acting out or withdrawing; the mental health history of the parents; and the socioeconomic status of the family. R... Read more
From the Publishes of 2e Newsletter
Saturday, March 15th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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LATER SCHOOL STARTS. The New York Times covered the issue of sleepy adolescents versus early school starts, citing science and examples of how later school starts can help students function well. There are complications with after-school activities being bumped later, but the art... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN WORKOUTS have lots of purposes -- keeping the brain young, for example. But some products are designed for 2e-related functions. Cogmed, as readers of this blog know, markets a program to improve attention and learning. A somewhat skeptical article in The New York Timesprov... Read more
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