developmental and intellectual ability Articles
ADHD, TBI, More Back to School
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD AND GESTATION. A Finnish study indicates that babies born even slightly pre-term are at increased risk for a later diagnosis of ADHD. The study covered lots of years 14, lots of kids with ADHD over 10,000 and four times as many children without ADHD. Even after taking into a... Read more
Davidson Fellows, Back to School, More
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 by 76Trombones
BACK TO SCHOOL. Yeah, we mock the flood of articles this time of year, but the Washington Post has one that might get parents thinking. The writer reflects on things she tried last year to help her kids have a good school year. Some worked, some didn't. What she tried included &q... Read more
Anxiety, LDs in College, Advocacy, More
Thursday, August 13th, 2015 by 76Trombones
PSYCHOLOGIST DAN PETERS, a member of the 2e Newsletter Editorial Advisory Board, has just posted a new piece in the Huffington Post "Parents" section. In it, Dan -- counselor to and father of the kind of kiddos familiar to us all -- describes a real-life adventure refle... Read more
Giftedness, ADHD, Twice Exceptionality, More
Monday, August 10th, 2015 by 76Trombones
GROWING OUT OF ADHD. A UK study indicates that children with higher IQs are more likely to be in the group that "grows out" of ADHD. It's of note to us, anyway that the researchers were apparently measuring inattention rather than hyperactivity. The researcher wonder if... Read more
The 2e Movie, Back to School, and the Dreaded Weed
Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL, the movie. Producer Tom Ropelewski is doing follow-up interviews with subjects from this movie, and has posted snippets from those interviews. Some of the subjects of the original documentary have now graduated from college. Find the snippets. UPDATE REID DA... Read more
National Parenting Gifted Children Week, and More
Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 by 76Trombones
THIS WEEK, 719-25, is National Parenting Gifted Children Week. This event, co-initiated by the organizations SENG and NAGC, is listed in the National Special Events Registry and draws awareness to at least part of the 2e mix. At the end of the week is the SENG annual conference i... Read more
2e in the Washington Post, Anxiety, Going Out with SPD Kids, and More
Friday, July 17th, 2015 by 76Trombones
TWICE EXCEPTIONAL makes it into the Washington Post Finally. In the feature On Parenting the mother of a twice-exceptional young man recounts her family's situation and some of the struggles. Many of her sentences will resonate with readers here. Find the feature. And if you're i... Read more
Webinar, Movie Screenings, Education Reform, 2e-Friendly School, More
Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 by 76Trombones
DYSLEXIA WEBINAR TODAY. Understood is presenting a live panel discussion from 3-4pm ET today by experts on dyslexia. Find out more. 2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL, the movie, has two screenings this month, one at Confratute this week and one the week of the 27th at Edufest. Susan Baum, dir... Read more
ADHD, Anxiety, Depression -- Triple "e's"
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD An article in the Vancouver Globe and Mail tells how a diagnosis of ADHD can make a young person feel less competent -- even, as in the case of the student profiled to lead off the article, the young person has a high IQ. Sound familiar The article quotes ... Read more
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
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