developmental and intellectual ability Articles
Reading, Writing, RTI, and More
Monday, February 20th, 2017 by 76Trombones
MOTHERWELL, a digital publication about modern parenting, has published a piece called "When reading at grade level is not good enough." Two factors are behind the title the writer's own self-admitted perfectionistic tendencies, and the fact that her seemingly smart dau... Read more
Temple Grandin, FAPE, ASD, Anxiety, Depression, Gifted Ed, More
Thursday, February 16th, 2017 by 76Trombones
TEMPLE GRANDIN has been named to the National Women's Hall of Fame, according to Disability Scoop. She was chosen for her work as an autism advocate -- and also for her work in animal science. Read more. HOW HYPER IS TOO MUCH Here's the first sentence from an article at Psych Cen... Read more
2e in Asia, Talking about Anxiety, ASD, and More
Monday, February 13th, 2017 by 76Trombones
2e IN ASIA... and coming "home" for support. An American mom who has lived abroad extensively writes about how Singapore schools could notwould not support her twice-exceptional child, and the support the family received once they moved back to the U.S. Read more. IDEA ... Read more
Education Policy, 2e-friendly School, and Lots of Resources
Thursday, February 9th, 2017 by 76Trombones
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION has a newly-confirmed leader who went through a contentious confirmation process based in part, upon perceptions of her knowledge of the law when it comes to serving children with disabilities. The Council for Exceptional Children, CEC, which foug... Read more
Education Reform, Gifted Ed in Kentucky, Gifted as Adults, and More
Monday, February 6th, 2017 by 76Trombones
GIFTED SUPPORT AT WKU. Western Kentucky University is in the news this month because of its support for Gifted Education Month in Kentucky, which concludes with the annual Kentucky Association for Gifted Education conference on February 27-28. From a news story "Housed at WK... Read more
Highly Gifted People, Highly Sensitive People, and More
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
PSYCHOLOGY TODAY pointed to and summarized an article called "From Terman to Today A Century of Findings on Intellectual Precocity." Psychology Today says the article "serves as an excellent resource for parents, students, and educators who are interested in the fi... Read more
"Have a Day," Parenting, Summer, and More
Monday, January 30th, 2017 by 76Trombones
"HAVE A DAY" Not, "have a good day" Nope, different. Read something from that the Huffington Post picked up about why a 2e kiddo wanted his mom to use "have a day" instead of "have a good day." Maybe it applies at your house,... Read more
FAPE, Section 504, ADHD in College, More
Thursday, January 26th, 2017 by 76Trombones
FAPE & SCOTUS. If you're following the Endrew F case in the Supreme Court, know that The Atlantic has an 1800-word piece on the potential effects of the Court's decision -- effects on kids, on education budgets, and on the states. Find the article. SECTION 504 is the focus of... Read more
ESSA, Parenting, ADHD, Depression, More
Monday, January 23rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
BORING STUFF FIRST. That would be ESSA, and to us it's potentially boring because it's law and policy and possibly gobbledygook. We have two resources that might tell us how ESSA will affect the 2e community. The first consists of postings at the site of American Institutes for R... Read more
ADHD, Picky Eaters, Homeschooler's Resource, and More
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 by 76Trombones
ADHD NEWS. Medical News Today has published four recent articles on ADHD. A summary of research into the effects of neurofeedback as a treatment for ADHD. It explains what neurofeedback is and lists six studies over the past six years, describing the results of each -- which are ... Read more
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