asbergers Articles
Way to Go, Congress! And More...
Saturday, December 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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WAY TO GO, CONGRESS In an act of almost unimaginable generosity, the U.S. Congress graciously bestowed an extra 5 million on the Javits Gifted Program, bringing its 2015 funding to -- let's see -- why, a whopping total of 10 million In 2003, when we started 2e Newsletter, the fun... Read more
2e Household Issues, Male Idiocy, More
Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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2e NEWS. There is none today. Do you know how hard it is to find good news about twice-exceptionalities Here are the results of a search via Google for news relating to "twice exceptional." That said, here are some items on parenting, exceptionalities, and other issues ... Read more
2e & Reading, Depression, NVLD, More
Friday, December 12th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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A NICE PORTRAIT of a twice-exceptional middle-schooler is presented at Reading Today Online. A piece written by an expert in reading and dyslexia shows how much effort it takes for the student to appear average or above average -- and how parents or teachers can spot at least one... Read more
OCD, Dopamine, Dyslexia, and 2e on Pinterest
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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WHEN YOUR KIDDO IS DIFFERENT -- than you. Different in temperament or in how he or she reacts to the world, or to the educational experience. Sometimes parents, after a diagnosis on one of their children, realize that they, too, are 2e, or gifted, or have an LD. But sometimes par... Read more
fMRI, UDL, 2e, PE...
Friday, December 5th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN IMAGING IDENTIFIES AUTISM. A group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University combined brain imaging with "machine learning techniques" to accurately differentiate subjects with high-functioning autism from a control group. The differentiation depended on the de... Read more
Giftedness, Genetics & Interventions, and a Few Resources
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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RESILIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND GENES.Apparently genetic predisposition can determine which kids will benefit from attention and interventions. And some of these genes are also linked to depression or ADHD.From a New York Times opinion piece "One might even imagine a day when w... Read more
Depression, Brain Training, Un-named Twice-exceptionality, More
Friday, November 28th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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'TIS THE SEASON TO BE -- depressed, at least for some people, especially those sensitive to the change of seasons. Readers Down Under can ignore this item. ADDitude offers tips for dealing with winter depression when ADHD is part of one's neurological mix. And an article at the s... Read more
ADHD, Homeschooling, ASD, and Winnie the Pooh
Monday, November 24th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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SHARPBRAINS.COM, in its November 24th Update, provides lots of articles that might be of interest to those in the 2e community, including pieces on whether cognitive therapy should be the first-line treatment for depression; whether there's a link between ADHD and creativity; min... Read more
2e I, II, III... and More
Thursday, November 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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2e I. Jen the blogger has a nice piece at Laughing at Chaos titled "To Be Both Normal and Extraordinary." She muses on the dual nature of 2e kids -- extraordinary but normal -- and how "the only way our kids, all of our kids, are going to thrive is if we celebrate ... Read more
Medications, ADHD, Depression, Dyslexia, Video Games, and More
Monday, November 17th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ONE DRUG OR TWO is the title of an article in The New York Times, which starts with the situation of a five-year old already on ADHD meds whose mother is considering adding an anti-psychotic because of the boy's difficult behavior. "In 2012 about one in 54 youngsters ages 6 ... Read more
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