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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
"Have a Day," Parenting, Summer, and More
Monday, January 30th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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"HAVE A DAY" Not, "have a good day" Nope, different. Read something from Understood.org that the Huffington Post picked up about why a 2e kiddo wanted his mom to use "have a day" instead of "have a good day." Maybe it applies at your house,... Read more
ESSA, Parenting, ADHD, Depression, More
Monday, January 23rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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BORING STUFF FIRST. That would be ESSA, and to us it's potentially boring because it's law and policy and possibly gobbledygook. We have two resources that might tell us how ESSA will affect the 2e community. The first consists of postings at the site of American Institutes for R... Read more
Patricia Polacco, Mental Health, Screen Time, and More
Monday, January 9th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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AUTHOR PATRICIA POLACCO has written books that have been featured in the column "Bob Seney On Books" in 2e Newsletter, notably Thank You, Mr. Falker and Bully. Polacco, who has dyslexia and didn't learn to read until age 14, was profiled last week in the Pittsburg Post-... Read more
FAPE, OCR, ADHD in Girls, ASD and GI Issues, and More
Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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WRIGHTSLAW reports that the Endrew F case, over the difference between "some" and "meaningful" educational benefits, is to be heard by the Supreme Court on January 11. Endrew's parents pulled him from public school, placed him in a private school, and requeste... Read more
2e Conference, Civil Rights, ADHD, Depression, and More
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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HAPPY NEW YEAR We hope it's a good one for you and that 2e kiddo you raise, educate, or counsel.Greeting courtesy of Chicago's Garfield Park Conservatory, pennies in a pond.GOING TO "BREAKTHROUGHS" The annual "Breakthroughs in Twice-Exceptional Education" conf... Read more
2e-Friendly School, ADHD Matters, Dyslexia, and More
Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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LONG ISLAND 2e-FRIENDLY SCHOOL OPENING. The Long Island Whole Children's Academy will welcome its first class this January, according to NY Metro Parents. Founded by Ellen Richer, former head for school for Quad Prep in Manhattan, the school will serve students in third through e... Read more
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