depression Articles
Google Glass and ASD, Summer, ADHD Stuff, and More
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 by 76Trombones
GOOGLE GLASS AND AUTISM. Stanford University has developed an experimental application for Google Glass, one that helps children with autism interpret what others' faces mean, in real time. The children involved in the project use the device and application for three 20-minute se... Read more
Anxiety, Activity, ADHD, Depression, More
Friday, June 10th, 2016 by 76Trombones
ANXIETY DISORDER. A meta-analysis by the University of Cambridge of 48 studies shows which cultures, genders, and age groups are most affected. The first two of 10 takeaways, according to the Huffington PostWomen are almost twice as likely to have anxiety disorder.Young people ar... Read more
Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Depression, More
Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 by 76Trombones
SPD, WITH AND WITHOUT ASD. An article in The Atlantic explores sensory processing disorder, both in the context of autism and outside it. The article recounts the history of sensory processing disorder, noting that it's still not in the DSM. It also notes how recognition or accep... Read more
Education Disconnect, ADHD, Actress Speaks out on Depression, More
Friday, June 3rd, 2016 by 76Trombones
GREAT ARTICLE in The Washington Post about a bright young man with Asperger's. The twist the young man's mother is a journalist who has covered education, among other topics, for almost a decade. She writes, "theres no bigger disconnect between my professional and personal e... Read more
Grit, TiLT, Introversion, More
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 by 76Trombones
MORE GRIT DEBUNKERS. A student columnist for The Daily Northwestern adds her two cents to the discussion on the importance of grit in success. She writes something of interest to those of us in the 2e community"In fact, emphasis on 'grit' is not only detrimental to those who... Read more
Funding for Gifted and 2e Programs, Mental Health, and More
Friday, May 27th, 2016 by 76Trombones
DO WE NEED TO FUND GIFTED AND 2e PROGRAMS That's the question posted at the site of the Education Commission of the States ECS. You know the correct answer. ECS notes that schools tend to ignore the needs of gifted students, and cites the lack of state and federal funding for the... Read more
Pioneer in 2e, Educator Resources, More
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 by 76Trombones
PIONEER IN 2e STUDIES HONORED. Dr. C. June Maker was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree from Western Kentucky University recently, according to WKU News. She is a graduate of WKU and currently a professor at University of Arizona. WKU News says, "Dr. Makers 1976... Read more
Giftedness, ADHD, Parenting Resource, and More
Friday, May 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
JOE RENZULLI posted on May 11 a YouTube video titled "What Is Giftedness" In it, he explains his stance that giftedness is not just IQ, but that it combines above-average ability and not just academic abilities, task commitment motivation or grit, and creativity. This i... Read more
Mindfulness, Gap Year, Education in Finland, More
Saturday, May 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
DON'T FORGET that our spring booklet sale is going on right now. If you subscribe to the newsletter or briefing, check your inbox for details;or,go to the newsletter website. We offer ten "Spotlight on 2e Series" booklets on topics that include parenting 2e kiddos, gift... Read more
Whoopi Goldberg, a 2e Blog Hop, Grit, and More
Thursday, May 12th, 2016 by 76Trombones
WHOOPI GOLDBERG, who has dyslexia, was featured at the 13th annual Adam Katz Memorial Conversation held by the Child Mind Institute recently. According to the institute, "Goldberg sat down with Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute, to talk about the ch... Read more
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