developmental and intellectual ability Articles
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN WORKOUTS have lots of purposes -- keeping the brain young, for example. But some products are designed for 2e-related functions. Cogmed, as readers of this blog know, markets a program to improve attention and learning. A somewhat skeptical article in The New York Timesprov... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Thursday, March 6th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK starts March 10th. Its purpose to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. You read about the results of brain research in this blog; to find out more about Brain Awareness Week, go to dana.org. NCLD has released its "Sta... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Monday, March 3rd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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DISORDERS WHY MORE GUYS Scientists trying to figure out why males seem to be more at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD think they might have discovered a reason a "female protective model," in which females "require more extreme genetic mutations th... Read more
Monday News Items from 2e Newsletter
Monday, February 24th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION -- will its expansion over the next few years bring about an epidemic of newly-diagnosed ADHD in preschoolers That's the concern expressed in The New York Times by a couple of op-ed contributors, both professors at UCBerkeley and co-authors of the book T... Read more
From 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter
Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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WHAT IF your twice-exceptional child's anxiety-induced movements are interpreted by his school as sexual in nature What if the school contacts the state's child protection services, hinting at abuse by the family Sounds like a nightmare -- and for one family in New Jersey it was.... Read more
News, Resources for Twice Exceptionality
Friday, February 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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SID CEASAR has died, and, for anyone old enough to remember his comic genius, there were a couple interesting anecdotes in his obit. He was evidently three years old before he started talking. And one of his earliest teachers once called Caesar "one of the dumbest pupils I e... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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IGNORE THE CRITICS is the title of a blog post at the site of Autism Speaks. In the post, a 31-year-old man with Asperger's emphasizes the value of persistence in achieving the skills you seek. He is wary of stereotypes that discourage exploration; for example, despite the stereo... Read more
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Friday, February 7th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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NOT MUCH "NEWS" in today's blog, but interesting items nonetheless...YOUR 2e TV. We've posted the second video on our YouTube Channel, Your2eTV. This video presents Matthew Wanzenberg, PhD, on the topic of the transition to college for twice-exceptional high schoolers. His perspe... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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2e ON YOUTUBE. We've posted the first video on our YouTube channel, Your2eTV. "2eTV" was already taken. The video is a four-minute piece recorded at last November's NAGC Convention with Susan Baum, who is certainly familiar to readers of 2e Newsletter. In the video, Bau... Read more
News, Resources from the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Friday, January 31st, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ANXIETY & MEDS. In Clinical Psychiatry News, a psychiatrist makes the case for using medication for treating children with "refractory" anxiety to keep kids from "sputtering" and not doing well. He advocates for a treatment plan with a clear goal, saying &... Read more
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