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Accommodation and Self-Advocacy, Depression, ASD, Law and Policy, More
Monday, June 19th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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STANDARD TEST ACCOMMODATIONS. In The Hechinger Report, a young man writes about being refused extra time in a state test that is the gateway to a prestigious scholarship competition. He is multi-exceptional, and makes exceptional use of analogies and metaphors in his arguments fo... Read more
Diagnosing 2e; Homeschoolers as "Missing Voices"; Survey Opportunities; and More
Friday, June 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PSYCHOLOGIST DEVON MACEACHRON specializes in twice exceptionality, and she has written an insightful blog posting on the topic of giftedness and dyslexia. The posting, however, applies to other "e's" beside dyslexia and brings some clarity to how learning disabilities s... Read more
Readings, Research, and Research Participation Opportunities
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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TODAY'S BLOG features readings from organizations we cover often, such as Undestood and the Child Mind Institute; recent research results of possible interest to the 2e community; and a couple research participation opportunities SENG offers, from its archives, an article titled ... Read more
Dyslexia, Processing Speed, Reading, Education Policy, and More
Friday, May 26th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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MYYOUNGERSELF. We've mentioned the Child Mind Institute campaign in May in which prominent individuals with LDs or mental health issues give advice on those issues, as if to their "younger selves." Understood describes fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger's advice, based on ... Read more
Malaria Drugs if they Don’t Kill You Will Drive You Crazy
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by Doug Bremner
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Last week the Food and Drug Administration FDA stipulated that a black box warning be put on the label for the anti-malarial drug Larium for possible neurological and psychiatric side effects. The sad truth is that this drug has been driving people nuts for years, as I have writt... Read more
More Endrew F, Sit Still, Gifted Funding, More
Saturday, March 25th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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WRIGHTSLAW REACTION TO ENDREW F. As expected, Wrightslaw has released information about the recent SCOTUS decision the Endrew F case involving the benefit that schools must provide with IEPs. Included in that information is Pete Wright's analysis of the decision. Go to Wrightslaw... Read more
Temple Grandin, FAPE, ASD, Anxiety, Depression, Gifted Ed, More
Thursday, February 16th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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TEMPLE GRANDIN has been named to the National Women's Hall of Fame, according to Disability Scoop. She was chosen for her work as an autism advocate -- and also for her work in animal science. Read more. HOW HYPER IS TOO MUCH Here's the first sentence from an article at Psych Cen... Read more
2e in Asia, Talking about Anxiety, ASD, and More
Monday, February 13th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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2e IN ASIA... and coming "home" for support. An American mom who has lived abroad extensively writes about how Singapore schools could notwould not support her twice-exceptional child, and the support the family received once they moved back to the U.S. Read more. IDEA ... Read more
Education Policy, 2e-friendly School, and Lots of Resources
Thursday, February 9th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION has a newly-confirmed leader who went through a contentious confirmation process based in part, upon perceptions of her knowledge of the law when it comes to serving children with disabilities. The Council for Exceptional Children, CEC, which foug... Read more
Education Reform, Gifted Ed in Kentucky, Gifted as Adults, and More
Monday, February 6th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED SUPPORT AT WKU. Western Kentucky University is in the news this month because of its support for Gifted Education Month in Kentucky, which concludes with the annual Kentucky Association for Gifted Education conference on February 27-28. From a news story "Housed at WK... Read more
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