developmental and intellectual ability Articles
Three Items on ADHD, Access to AP Courses, More
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 by 76Trombones
SQUIRM TO LEARN -- cute phrase, and it's used in the title of a research write-up explaining that kids with ADHD need to move to remember information and think through problems. So instead of telling these students to sit still, "you need to be able to facilitate their movem... Read more
Mental Health Advice, ADHD Stuff, Parenting, and Late Blooming
Friday, April 17th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADVICE FOR PARENTS That's what the Chief of the Child Psychiatry Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health recently provided on the topic of kids with behavioral and psychiatric disorders. Those of us in the 2e community often have some experience with when and how to fin... Read more
Anti-gifted Bias, NCLB, Bidding on Goodies for 2e, and More
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL, the movie, has won another top festival honor. On Saturday, April 11, the documentary won the award "Audience Choice -- Best Feature" at the Silver Springs International Film Festival. Find out more about the film. NCLB UPDATE 1. The Washington Pos... Read more
New Belin-Blank Report, CCSS, NCLB, ADHD, More
Friday, April 10th, 2015 by 76Trombones
"TOO SMART FOR THEIR SCHOOL'S OWN GOOD" That's one take on how schools underserve five million bright students in the United States, and it's part of the debate stirred up by the publication of the Belin-Blank Center's new report, a sequel to A Nation Deceived from 2004... Read more
Gifted Ed in Your State, The "Normal" Brain, More
Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 by 76Trombones
STATES NOT "ACING" GIFTED ED. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has released a report on how the various states handle gifted ed -- whether the states monitor or report on GT programs, for example; whether schools are held accountable for increasing gifted student performa... Read more
Aspie Seeks Love, Drugs 2 You, NVLD, More
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
ASPIE SEEKS LOVE is the title of a documentary about a young man with Asperger's who is interested in finding a meaningful relationship. A respectful filmmaker captures about 100 hours of the young man's efforts over the course of three years. The resulting film is a prize winner... Read more
Another 2e Article, Australian Presentation, Homework, More
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 by 76Trombones
YET ANOTHER ARTICLE written to inform the general public that yes, gifted kids can have LDs, this one at the site of This article points out the importance of identification and of acknowledgement and encouragement. That's two such articles this week Find it. ALS... Read more
Another Step Forward, Common Core, ADHD, and Name that Book!
Friday, March 27th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ONE MORE STEP FORWARD. Every news article about twice exceptionality is a step forward for the 2e community, and the latest article appears at the site Science 2.0, explaining to readers that yes, you can be gifted and LD at the same time. The article says "current U.S. rese... Read more
Growing Up Gifted, Fish Oil, Antipsychotics, More
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by 76Trombones
HORRIBLE TO GROW UP GIFTED Some people think so, evidently. The site Business Insider collected comments from a unapproved link thread on whether being labeled gifted helped or harmed. Business Insider lists 20 reasons thread contributors were not pleased with the label. Find the reasons,... Read more
2e Myths, Brain Scans, Medical Education for All, and More
Friday, March 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e LEARNERS is the name of a website for parents and educators in the Baltimore, Maryland, area. The organizer of the site has posted a number of articles recently that are of interest to the 2e community in general, not just to those crabcake-loving Easterners. For example, educ... Read more
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