depression Articles
Depression, OCD, a Ted Talk, and More
Monday, November 28th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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STARTING ON A HAPPY NOTE, we have three items on depression, a frequent bug-a-boo to 2e kiddosMental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists have identified temporal patterns in young people arthritis and diseases of the diges... Read more
Depression, Disillusionment -- And Some Resources!
Thursday, November 17th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DEPRESSION is in the news this week. First, the results of a study indicating that depression is becoming more common in U.S. teens -- but that the proportion of those teens seeking treatment or help for their depression has not changed. Read more. Second, another news outlet's t... Read more
First-person Story, Sports and Autism, SCOTUS and LDs, and More
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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THIS WILL RESONATE. An article from The Hechinger Report, an education newsletter, is a first-person account by a high school junior of his school experiences. The line that hooks "I spend half my days in accelerated classes and the other half in special ed." Find the a... Read more
Success Stories, Destigmatizing LDs, and Brain Stuff
Thursday, October 27th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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LD VICTORIES. The Child Mind Institute has published a group of videos called "Our Stories" in which young people, parents, and advocates describe "victories" in children who have learning differences or mental health issues. The Institute invites us to see an... Read more
David Flink Interview, Parenting, Boredom, Screen Time, and More
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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FOR YOU -- AND YOUR 2e KIDDO. David Flink, while still in college, founded the mentoring organization Eye to Eye, which matches college students who have LDs with younger, similar students who can use mentoring. In a TiLT podcast, David is interviewed by 12-year-old Asher, the so... Read more
Special Ed, Cursive, ADHD, and More
Thursday, October 6th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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TEXAS, THE FEDS, & SPECIAL ED. The U.S. Department of Education is coming down on the state of Texas for its alleged capping of special ed services at a percentage of students significantly less than other states serve -- 8.5 percent versus a national average of about 13 perc... Read more
IDEA and FAPE, Hypertension and Cognition, ADHD, and More
Monday, October 3rd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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SCOTUS, IDEA, AND FAPE. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case where the issue is how much of an educational benefit schools must confer for students protected by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. What is a free and appropriate public education for these students ... Read more
‘The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg’ Now on audiobook
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
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The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg Accutane, the truth that had to be told, the best-selling narrative nonfiction book by Doug Bremner MD that is soon to be made into a film, is now available on audiobook here. Narrated by actor Steve Edwards it recounts my story as an expert wit... Read more
Prozac for Dyslexia, Anxiety, Depression, and How to Help a Teacher
Monday, September 12th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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"READING" DRUG A team of researchers that included Sally Shaywitz of Yale University conducted a study to see whether the drug atomoxetine affects components of dyslexia in children, including decoding and vocabulary. Children receiving the drug showed significant impro... Read more
ADHD, Back to School or College, SENG Webinar, and More
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN, BODY. Recent research indicates that the genes involved in conditions such as ASD, ADHD, major depression, and other neurodevelopmental disorders are also associated with physical disorders. From the study write-up "Of the 208 individual neurodevelopmental disorder ri... Read more
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