depression Articles
Personalizing Education, Mocking the Gifted, Processing Speed, and How the Brain Processes "Speed"
Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
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EDUCATION A "HUMAN BUSINESS" Is it In an Education Week interview, Sir Ken Robinson talks about problems with current education systems and how he advocates personalizing education, not standardizing it. This is the guy who gave what is evidently the most-viewed TED Tal... Read more
Acceleration, Depression, Giftedness, and The Little Prince
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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BLOGGING ON 2e. An anonymous writer at the site of the Institute for Educational Advancement did a piece that was included in Hoagies' recent "blog hop" on twice exceptionality. Titled "Beneath the Surface Twice-exceptional Students," the piece uses, among oth... Read more
Lots of Items -- ASD, UDL, ADHD, Depression, More
Monday, March 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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THE CARE AND NURTURING OF THE GIFTED CHILD is the title of an article at the Huffington Post. The author, an arts critic, uses a variety of media works to illustrate and comment on issues such as living up to expectations; the discipline needed to develop gifts; parental pressure... Read more
GT/LD for All, Processing Speed, ADHD Treatments, More
Friday, February 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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GTLD FOR ALL. An educator "facetiously" says, "I teach all of my students as if they are gifted with learning differences." This in a post titled "Finding the Gift in Every Student." Her point is that a student-centered classroom will help all studen... Read more
Money, Food, Mindfulness, More
Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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GOT MONEY The use of due process and mediation under IDEA is linked to family income, with families earning more than 100,000 per year more likely to pursue remedies, according to aDisability Scoop report on a University of Illinois study. The article also notes that the average ... Read more
Dyslexia, Depression, Gifted Ed & Scrooge, More
Monday, January 12th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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2e IN CONNECTICUT just got a little easier, thanks to a bill signed by Governor Dannel Malloy who has an LD. Dyslexia is now recognized as a "primary disability" in that state, and the bill requires teacher education programs to teach how to recognize and intervene in c... Read more
2e: The Movie, Anxiety, Depression, More
Friday, January 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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"2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL" -- THE MOVIE True. Filmmaker Tom Ropelewski has finished his documentary, which will have its world premier at the Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, Virginia, on February 28. Ropelewski followed members of the Class of 2011 at Bridge... Read more
2e & Reading, Depression, NVLD, More
Friday, December 12th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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A NICE PORTRAIT of a twice-exceptional middle-schooler is presented at Reading Today Online. A piece written by an expert in reading and dyslexia shows how much effort it takes for the student to appear average or above average -- and how parents or teachers can spot at least one... Read more
ADHD, Homeschooling, ASD, and Winnie the Pooh
Monday, November 24th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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SHARPBRAINS.COM, in its November 24th Update, provides lots of articles that might be of interest to those in the 2e community, including pieces on whether cognitive therapy should be the first-line treatment for depression; whether there's a link between ADHD and creativity; min... Read more
Medications, ADHD, Depression, Dyslexia, Video Games, and More
Monday, November 17th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ONE DRUG OR TWO is the title of an article in The New York Times, which starts with the situation of a five-year old already on ADHD meds whose mother is considering adding an anti-psychotic because of the boy's difficult behavior. "In 2012 about one in 54 youngsters ages 6 ... Read more
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