depression Articles
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
Veterans' Day, Education Policy, Child Mind Institute, More
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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IT'S VETERANS' DAY in the U.S., a day on which we express appreciation for the service of those currently and formerly in the Armed Services. Wrightslaw's Special Ed Advocate observes the day by providing resources to help military families with exceptional or twice-exceptional c... Read more
Chapter One, Continuation, You Can’t Just Snap Out Of It (Book)
Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 by Doug Bremner
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Click here for the first part of Chapter One and here to see the paperback and kindle books on Amazon. Gotta get them out, gotta get them out, the voice on the other end of the line said. Excuse me, may I ask who is calling Gotta get them out, gotta get them out, he Read more
Stress Hormones and the Fear Response in Survival
Monday, October 27th, 2014 by Doug Bremner
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The following excerpt is from Chapter 3 of You Can't Just Snap Out Of It The Real Path to Recovery From Psychological Trauma. Get it free for amazon kindle for a limited time or at reduced price for paperback on amazon Part of team brain response to survival is an outpouring of s... Read more
Gifted Ed, Autism Study, Depression, More
Monday, October 13th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED ED. In a recent column in the Washington Post, educational columnist Jay Mathews wrote a piece titled "Why Gifted Education Doesn't Make Sense." He focused on the exclusion of kids who just miss the gifted program cut-off, and on "the fact that gifted advoca... Read more
5 Ways Coffee Benefits Your Health
Monday, October 13th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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You may have heard that coffee can have adverse effects on your health, including raising your cholesterol and blood pressure levels. While this may be true for some people, recent research has thrown a curve ball that turns this notion on its head. According to some studies... Read more
Apathetic Attitudes and Antidepressants
Thursday, October 9th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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The CreationBy determining where Abraham fits into history chronologically and adding up the ages provided in Genesis 5 and 11, it becomes apparent that the Bible teaches the earth to be about 6000 years old, give or take a few hundred years. SourceThis has NEVER been proven.Cave... Read more
ADHD Awareness, Special Populations, Due Process, and More
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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IT'S ADHD AWARENESS MONTH -- and ADDitude offers ways you can raise ADHD awareness, as if you weren't already enough aware of it in your home or classroom. Find out more. 'SPECIAL POPULATIONS" has a special meaning in gifted programs, denoting those gifted kids who might be ... Read more
Gifted Ed, Plus Items on ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, and Tourettes
Saturday, September 27th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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POTENTIAL AND ACHIEVEMENT. Researchers studying one large school district found that the kids who benefited most from gifted classrooms were not those with high IQs, but those with high scores on statewide standardized tests from the previous years. The operative term here is &qu... Read more
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