depression Articles
Depression, Dyslexia, Homeschooling, and Bill Gates
Friday, February 5th, 2016 by 76Trombones
DISRUPTIVE AND CHALLENGING AUTHORITY. That's what this person did at age 12, and his parents sent him to a psychologist for pushing back and questioning the logic of their rules. Turns out this kid was Bill Gates. Read more. And this is interesting because it follows up on an ite... Read more
ASD, Educating the 2e, ADHD, Depression, and More
Friday, January 29th, 2016 by 76Trombones
2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL, the movie, is being screened on February 13 in San Francisco. Here are the detailsWhere The Innovation Hangar formerly The Exploratorium at the Palace of Fine Arts,3601 Lyon St., San Francisco, CA 94115 Time 2 PM Tickets at [image removed]; 10 in advance, ... Read more
News about a Variety of 2e-related Conditions, and More
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 by 76Trombones
TODAY'S POSTING consists of news items relating to depression, autism, ADHD, and more...DEPRESSION. Johns Hopkins Medicine reports that a new type of antidepressant acts quickly in mice, having an effect in minutes rather than weeks. Clinical trials are necessary to check its eff... Read more
Events, Research Opportunity, More
Sunday, January 24th, 2016 by 76Trombones
WE'RE BACK after a four-week hiatus, and here's some of what's been going on...TWICE EXCEPTIONAL MASSACHUSETTS is the name of a Facebook group for members of the 2e community in that state. It's billed as a "Group for parents of 2e children to share information, ask question... Read more
The Black Dog at Aston Villa
Saturday, January 9th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
It's great being a writer, thoughts just come to you when you least expect them, having the ability to change those thoughts into words is not something that everybody has. Practice makes perfect, if you sit and wallow in the thoughts and don't do anything about it then the thoug... Read more
ADHD Meds, Linda Silverman, Anxiety, Depression, and the ICD-10
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD MEDS. If that 2e child you raise has ADHD, you're probably familiar with at least some of the medications prescribed to help him or her function best. The site of the Child Mind Institute has just published an article on ADHD meds, subtitled "A look at the alternatives,... Read more
Who Are the Gifted, Three "Awareness" Events, and More
Friday, October 2nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
"WHO ARE THE GIFTED AND TALENTED, and What Do They Need" That's the title of a piece at the site of NPR that covers the definition of giftedness, the identification of the gifted, and how schools should serve the gifted. The piece quotes experts familiar to the readers ... Read more
Anxiety and Depression; Finding the Gifted; tCDS for ADHD; and Big Macs
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION. We know lots of 2e kids have anxiety, and lots have depression. We suspect that many kids have both. A series of "cartoons" at Medical Daily illustrate what it's like to have both. The cartoons are by the creator of the comic strip "The Awkw... Read more
Javits Grant, ADHD Diagnosis, More
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 by 76Trombones
JAVITS GRANT IN FLORIDA. Seminole County Public Schools has received a Javits Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to increase the representation in gifted programs of underrepresented groups. The five-year, 2.4 million grant will "include alternative methods of ident... Read more
Hyperactivity in ASD, Getting Kids to Talk about their LDs, and More
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
HYPERACTIVITY IN ASD may be reduced by a drug called guanfacine, according to Psychiatric News. An "alert" from that publication reported on a study involving the effects of an extended-release form of guanfacine on children with ASD who were also hyperactive, impulsive... Read more
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