developmental and intellectual ability Articles
Gifted Creativity, Impulsive Disorganization, Antipsychotic Medication, and More
Friday, July 3rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
NAGC AND PHP. If you've never read an issue of NAGC's magazine Parenting for High Potential, the organization has made a recent issue freely available to non-members. The focus of the issue is "celebrating creativity." Among the articles are one by 2e Newsletter columni... Read more
Gifted Ed, Gifted Creativity, Gifted and Dyslexic, and More
Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 by 76Trombones
GIFTED IN MISSOURI. An article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch paints a picture of how gifted students have been served in that state for the past few decades -- and how those same students are now losing programs aimed at them. The issue is funding at the district level. Accordin... Read more
ADHD, ASD, Gap Year, Dyslexia...
Thursday, June 25th, 2015 by 76Trombones
FOLLOW-UP FIDGETING. We recently wrote about a study indicating that students with ADHD would benefit from being allowed to fidget in school. Now the Well column in The New York Times explores that study and the topic and introduces the phrase "wiggle at will". The stud... Read more
Summer Edification, Gifted Ed in PA, ESEA, CCSS, More
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
TIME FOR SUMMER SCHOOL For you, that is If you've never gotten around to an organized learning experience about advocating for your child, Wrightslaw's Summer School might be an opportunity for you. This year's six-part session is starting now. Wrightslaw promises, "You'll l... Read more
2e School, History of Autism, SPD, More
Saturday, June 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e SCHOOL IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. A school called Big Minds has been in operation in the East Bay area of San Francisco for six years, according to an article at the website of the Contra Costa Times. The school, which currently serves 12 students between the ages of 8 and 11, wa... Read more
Quad Prep, Summer Learning, Cat Videos, and More
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ARE YOU A QUAD PREP FAN Kim Busi, founder of the Quad Preparatory School in Manhattan, a school devoted to twice-exceptional students, is featured in the alumni magazine of her alma mater, Brown University. Busi is an M.D. who left an appointment in psychiatry at a New York med s... Read more
Aspie Valedictorian, NCLB, ADHD, Dyslexia, More
Friday, June 12th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ASPIE VALEDICTORIAN. A young man in Washington state graduated first in his high school class, then disclosed during his valedictorian address that he has Asperger's -- which surprised many in the audience, according to a report at the site of Disability Scoop. It's a good story ... Read more
2e Fundraiser, 2e Movie, ADHD, and 1917 Chalkboards
Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e FUNDRAISER IN MINNEAPOLIS. The Minneaoplis Star-Tribune previewed the June 6th fundraiser for Arete School for Exceptional and Gifted Children, in Hopkins, Minnesota. Through a good family connection, the school's founder, Leah Brzezinski, was able to obtain the Minnesota Viki... Read more
2e, SPD, ASD, ADHD, IEP...
Friday, June 5th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL, the movie. A DVD containing this documentary is now available for sale. This is an engaging, expertly produced video by a Hollywood professional with deep ties to Bridges Academy, whose students and families are the subject of the film. Proceeds from the vid... Read more
SENG, ADHD, Imposter Syndrome, More
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
SENG has issued its monthly newsletter, with three items to pay attention to. First, the organization has extended until June 10 the early-bird deadline for its July annual conference. Second, SENG has scheduled a SENGinar for June 8th titled "The Heart of the Gifted Underac... Read more
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