developmental and intellectual ability Articles
Mental Health, Adolescence, Asperger's, and More
Thursday, September 21st, 2017 by 76Trombones
25, THE NEW 18. Yup, extended adolescence, and it's the topic of an article at Scientific American. If you thought your 2e kiddo would be mostly out the door and off your mind at 18, maybe think again. The article was sparked by research indicating that teens today are less likel... Read more
The Lang School, Parenting Anxiety, Student Anxiety, ADHD, More
Monday, September 18th, 2017 by 76Trombones
THE LANG SCHOOL for 2e students profiled in the MarchApril, 2016 issue of 2e Newsletter, like other similar schools, was founded by a parent, Micaela Bracamonte, who wanted an education for her children that would fit their strengths and challenges. A story at the website Narrati... Read more
Going to College, U.S. Education, 2e Resource, More
Thursday, September 14th, 2017 by 76Trombones
SENDING THAT 2e KIDDO off to college this fall At Quartz, you can read how helicopter parenting is bad for college kids, but "a little hovering is just right." Not to put the pressure on you to find the right amount of involvement for your kiddo, but here's what the art... Read more
Due Process for 2e, Success for ADHD Students, and More
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 by 76Trombones
DUE PROCESS. Special ed attorney Matt Cohen won a due process hearing for parents of a bright elementary school student with ADHD, writing difficulties, and other issues. Here's what the firm says in their newsletter about the case "The parents repeatedly sought assistance f... Read more
Dysgraphia, Misdiagnosis, Events, Research, More
Friday, September 8th, 2017 by 76Trombones
DYSGRAPHIA can be under diagnosed, and a writer at The Huffington Post gives reasons why, leading with this question about her own child who read many grade levels above her age How could a child with such advanced reading and comprehension levels disregard proper syntax and gram... Read more
TEDx Talk on 2e, Depression, Girls on the Spectrum, More
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 by 76Trombones
AS WE MENTIONED in our coverage of August's SENG conference, Scott Barry Kaufman has done a TEDx talk. Here's what he says about it "My new TEDx talk on redefining intelligence, maximizing human potential, and appreciating twice-exceptional children, is up Please share if yo... Read more
Giftedness, Disabilities, 2e Center Symposium, More
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
UNDERSTANDING GIFTEDNESS. A press release from California State University highlights the work of a psychologist who has spent almost 40 years in a longitudinal study of giftedness -- the various types, predictors of later success, and more. He began following his subjects when t... Read more
2e Kiddos: Education, Post-College, Moving, Counseling, More
Monday, August 28th, 2017 by 76Trombones
NOT ALONE. 2e kiddos who take antidepressants are among about 13 percent of the population who take such meds, according to Time. The National Center for Health Statistics released the number counting only people only 12 and older, which is up two percentage points from a decade ... Read more
Potpourri: Summit Center, Gifted Challenges, TiLT, Belin-Blank, More
Thursday, August 24th, 2017 by 76Trombones
TEACHERS AND ADHD STUDENTS. Education World has published an article titled "Strategies and Resources for Supporting Students with ADHD," focusing on the teacher's role in identifying, supporting, and teaching those students. The article also highlights a new book on us... Read more
Research Participation Opportunity, Back to School, Brain Manipulation, and More
Monday, August 21st, 2017 by 76Trombones
RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY FOR TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTSNOTE This statement is from the researcher. Please direct any questions to her. --2e NewsletterDid you know that researchers know very little about twice-exceptional students compared to other groups of children and adolescents Y... Read more
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