developmental and intellectual ability Articles
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
From the Publishers of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter
Friday, January 24th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED ED. Want to read more depressing stuff about how gifted students are ignored An article in District Administration notes how high achievers have become an afterthought. The article notes research showing the lack of individual attention received by gifted students; a "... Read more
News from the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Thursday, January 16th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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CAUSE OR EFFECT Dyslexics have less gray matter in the brain. It had been thought that was the cause of reading problems, but now researchers think it might be because of "poorer reading experiences." Read more. IDO IN AUTISMLAND. A young man with autism missed only one... Read more
News, Resources from the Publishers of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newslettere
Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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PEDIATRICIANS, ANTIDEPRESSANTS. Depression and anxiety are two conditions common in twice-exceptional children. A recent study indicates that pediatric primary care physicians "are reluctant to prescribe antidepressant medications to adolescent patients." Presented with... Read more
From the Publishers of 2eNewsletter -Twice Exceptional Children
Friday, January 10th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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HERE ARE RECENT ITEMS we've found on giftedness, LDs, twice-exceptionality, education, and parenting that might be of interest to those who raise and educate twice-exceptional children..."I WAS RUBBISH IN SCHOOL," says a TV chef. Couldn't read. Wanted to get up and do something. ... Read more
From the Publishers
Friday, January 10th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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HERE ARE RECENT ITEMS we've found on giftedness, LDs, twice-exceptionality, education, and parenting that might be of interest to those who raise and educate twice-exceptional children..."I WAS RUBBISH IN SCHOOL," says a TV chef. Couldn't read. Wanted to get up and do s... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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INVISIBLE IN THE CLASSROOM A 30-year longitudinal study from Vanderbilt University suggests that profoundly gifted children may experience roadblocks during their education, roadblocks that keep them from meeting their full potential. These roadblocks may consist of lack of acces... Read more
From the Publishers: News, Resources
Friday, January 3rd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADHD TREATMENT REVISITED. A New York Times article reflects on a study 20 years ago that concluded medication was more effective and faster than behavioral therapy, and almost as effective as a combination of meds and time-consuming, expensive behavioral therapy. The article wond... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Friday, December 27th, 2013 by 76Trombones
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THE VALUE OF GIFTED PROGRAMS comes into question in an article in The Atlantic. The article reported on a study comparing students of roughly the same ability -- those who just made it into a gifted program and those who just missed. The hypothesis if gifted programs are effectiv... Read more
News, Resources from the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Thursday, December 19th, 2013 by 76Trombones
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MORE ADHD. In the most recent briefing, on December 15, we included an item from The New York Times about how pharma companies might be contributing to "marketing the ADHD diagnosis to the public" -- and, consequently, to a rise in prescriptions to "treat" ADH... Read more
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