depression Articles
Cool Writing about 2e, 2e and Human Rights, and More
Thursday, April 28th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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2e ESSAY. A writer who crafts poetry, fiction, and essays has a piece at the site of ADDitude, where she describes how she -- like most parents of kids with challenges -- was torn between wanting to help and letting her 2e son learn on his own to "keep his head above water.&... Read more
Gifted Ed, Depression, ASD, Gap Year, and More
Friday, April 22nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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IDENTIFYING, SERVING GIFTED STUDENTS. "Once we have a clear idea of what giftedness is and acceptable criteria for identifying these kids, then we need to invest time and effort on what we are doing with these kids." That's what a professor from the University of Albert... Read more
Ed Amend Interview, Depression, Anxiety, Foot Massage, and More
Thursday, April 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ED AMEND IN PSYCHOLOGY TODAY. Kentucky psychologist Ed Amend, who does lots of work with gifted and twice-exceptional children, did a Psychology Today interview that was posted on April 10. In it, Amend offers his perspectives on giftedness and ADHD, giftedness and Asperger's, gi... Read more
Parent Support Groups, Acceleration Conference, Astrology, and More
Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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PARENTS' RESOURCE NEARIN NYC. Twice-Exceptional Children's Advocacy TECA is offering two parent support groups for parents of 2e kiddos. One is a formal monthly group with a maximum of 16 participants where parents are expected to attend all seven sessions. The other is a "d... Read more
“The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg” Film – Cast & Crew
Sunday, March 27th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
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The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg Cast & Crew The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg is produced by Laughing Cow Productions LCP in conjunction with Moonshine Pictures of Atlanta, Georgia, and is best on the highly reviewed book of the same name by Doug Bremner now available in ... Read more
A Personal Story, Genetics, Depression, and More
Friday, March 25th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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A PHYSICIST AND DAD of a 2e son writes at Science 2.0 about his son's situation. There's lots of rational material in the essay, and ruminating over concepts like "critical phenomena" as it might apply to ADHD. But there are also the gut-level reactions that us ordinary... Read more
Conferences, AT, Evaluations, and More
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY. New Yorker Jenn Choi provides some useful leads for technology in an article at her site Toys Are Tools. The article, titled "Technology, 2e Kids, and the Pursuit of Happiness," gives her choices for tools that help with reading and writing. She al... Read more
Javits Funding, Asking for Your Experience, Depression, and More
Thursday, March 10th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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CEC is giving you a chance to advocate for increased funding for the Javits Act, the only federal initiative for gifted education sigh. The Act is evidently supposed to be funded for 2017 in the munificent amount of 12 million. Congress has historically been pretty stingy in mone... Read more
ASD, ADHD, Depression, 2e the Movie, and More
Friday, February 19th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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A NOVELIST WRITES in The Washington Postabout his son, who early in life was placed in the middle of the autism spectrum and pronounced by one educator to have a "limited" future. But the son made it to college and blossomed. Read more about the trials, treatments, and ... Read more
Emotions, Events, Depression, and More
Friday, February 12th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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PROMOTING "GROWTH MINDSET." A newly published study indicates that high school students exposed to the struggles of prominent scientists in history as well as their accomplishments improved their science grades but also that the students "related" better to th... Read more
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