depression Articles
Patricia Polacco, Mental Health, Screen Time, and More
Monday, January 9th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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AUTHOR PATRICIA POLACCO has written books that have been featured in the column "Bob Seney On Books" in 2e Newsletter, notably Thank You, Mr. Falker and Bully. Polacco, who has dyslexia and didn't learn to read until age 14, was profiled last week in the Pittsburg Post-... Read more
FAPE, OCR, ADHD in Girls, ASD and GI Issues, and More
Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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WRIGHTSLAW reports that the Endrew F case, over the difference between "some" and "meaningful" educational benefits, is to be heard by the Supreme Court on January 11. Endrew's parents pulled him from public school, placed him in a private school, and requeste... Read more
2e Conference, Civil Rights, ADHD, Depression, and More
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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HAPPY NEW YEAR We hope it's a good one for you and that 2e kiddo you raise, educate, or counsel.Greeting courtesy of Chicago's Garfield Park Conservatory, pennies in a pond.GOING TO "BREAKTHROUGHS" The annual "Breakthroughs in Twice-Exceptional Education" conf... Read more
2e-Friendly School, ADHD Matters, Dyslexia, and More
Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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LONG ISLAND 2e-FRIENDLY SCHOOL OPENING. The Long Island Whole Children's Academy will welcome its first class this January, according to NY Metro Parents. Founded by Ellen Richer, former head for school for Quad Prep in Manhattan, the school will serve students in third through e... Read more
FAPE (Again), The Time of Year, and More
Monday, December 19th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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"SOME" BENEFIT VERSUS "MEANINGFUL." That's the crux of the Supreme Court case that Disability Scoop and other news media have been writing about over the past month or two. Another issue is the cost burden on public schools of providing "meaningful" ... Read more
Lots of Research, A Little Politics
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MOSTLY RESEARCH AND STUDIES TODAY...DEPRESSION. Patients with depression can be categorized into four unique subtypes defined by distinct patterns of abnormal connectivity in the brain, according to new research. Find a write-up.What to look for to find depression in kids Watch f... Read more
Depression, OCD, a Ted Talk, and More
Monday, November 28th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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STARTING ON A HAPPY NOTE, we have three items on depression, a frequent bug-a-boo to 2e kiddosMental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists have identified temporal patterns in young people arthritis and diseases of the diges... Read more
Depression, Disillusionment -- And Some Resources!
Thursday, November 17th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DEPRESSION is in the news this week. First, the results of a study indicating that depression is becoming more common in U.S. teens -- but that the proportion of those teens seeking treatment or help for their depression has not changed. Read more. Second, another news outlet's t... Read more
First-person Story, Sports and Autism, SCOTUS and LDs, and More
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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THIS WILL RESONATE. An article from The Hechinger Report, an education newsletter, is a first-person account by a high school junior of his school experiences. The line that hooks "I spend half my days in accelerated classes and the other half in special ed." Find the a... Read more
Success Stories, Destigmatizing LDs, and Brain Stuff
Thursday, October 27th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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LD VICTORIES. The Child Mind Institute has published a group of videos called "Our Stories" in which young people, parents, and advocates describe "victories" in children who have learning differences or mental health issues. The Institute invites us to see an... Read more
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