developmental and intellectual ability Articles
New Newsletters, Books, ADA Regs, and More
Friday, August 19th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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NEW ADA REGULATIONS. According to Disability Scoop, new regulations clarify exactly who is protected under the American with Disabilities Act. Prominent in the list of conditions are ADHD and learning disabilities. Read more. JAMES WEBB FANS, you can see a 22-minute podcast of ps... Read more
2016 Davidson Fellows, IDEA and Online Education, and More
Monday, August 15th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DAVIDSON FELLOWS ANNOUNCED. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development has announced the 2016 Davidson Fellow scholarship recipients. Recipients were selected based on their engagement in projects that have great potential to benefit society. According to the Institute, it has... Read more
Back to School, NCLD, LD Online, More
Thursday, August 11th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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BACK TO SCHOOL. The Child Mind Institute offers a variety of articles to help parent help their kids back to school. One deals with back-to-school anxiety; find it. Other articles offer back-to-school tips for kids with issues that include ADHD, sensory processing and selective m... Read more
Dyslexia, Slow Processing Speed, Social Isolation, More
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DYSLEXIA CAMP. During the summer, dyslexic kiddos in the Denver area can take advantage of the Rocky Mountain Camp, which provides Orton-Gillingham-based tutoring to assist with the development of language skills. An article about the camp at the site of Colorado Public Radio des... Read more
Multi-cultural Therapists, Working Memory, New 2e-Friendly School, and More
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MULTI-CULTURAL THERAPISTS. A couple generations go in the U.S., "diversity" meant that maybe someone you knew had Greek heritage; things are vibrantly different now, and 2e Newsletter's subscription base reflects that. An article at GoodTherapy.org describes how to find... Read more
Parenting 2e Kiddos, Growth Mindset, More
Monday, August 1st, 2016 by 76Trombones
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2e IN RENO. The Reno Gazette-Journal looked into how many students in the local county school district were classified as both gifted and with an LD, and found that three percent of the GT students also had an IEP. The IEP was usually for either a speechlanguage impairment or ASD... Read more
Fed Help for ADHD, Non-academic Skills, Kid POV Podcast, and More
Thursday, July 28th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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U.S. D.O.E ADDRESSES ADHD. According to the Los Angeles Times, the United States Department of Education has issued guidelines for schools regarding their responsibilities for students with ADHD. Evidently "schools must obey existing civil rights law to identify students wit... Read more
Dealing with Being Different, Some Upcoming Events, and More
Monday, July 25th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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"FINDING DORY" RESONATING. We've read several accounts of how the "Finding Dory" sequel resonates with viewers who have "challenges." Sunday we found one by a writer with dyslexia, who shares his appreciation and his own story. From his piece "M... Read more
Javits, Special Ed, Dyslexic Advantage, the Brain, and More
Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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JAVITS FUNDING is not imperiled for 2017, according to the NAGC's Jane Clarenbach. She writes, "this is the first time in many years that the fate of the Javits program does not hang in the balance until the last possible moment in the appropriations process." That's go... Read more
2e-Friendly School, Back to School, 2e the Move, and More
Monday, July 18th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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NEW 2e-FRIENDLY SCHOOL GETS PRESS. FlexSchool's second location, in New Haven, Connecticut, made the New Haven Register this morning. The newspaper noted the nature of the school's target audience and quoted founding head of school Heidi Molbak on the school's educational practic... Read more
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