developmental and intellectual ability Articles
ASD, ADHD, Depression, 2e the Movie, and More
Friday, February 19th, 2016 by 76Trombones
A NOVELIST WRITES in The Washington Postabout his son, who early in life was placed in the middle of the autism spectrum and pronounced by one educator to have a "limited" future. But the son made it to college and blossomed. Read more about the trials, treatments, and ... Read more
Psychological Well-being, Books, Sleep, Attention, and More
Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 by 76Trombones
GIFTED AND WELL-ADJUSTED An author in Psychology Today makes two points, together very interesting and relevant for the 2e community. Point 1 "On average, a synthesis of the research shows that gifted children end up as psychologically well-adjusted and quite high-achieving ... Read more
Emotions, Events, Depression, and More
Friday, February 12th, 2016 by 76Trombones
PROMOTING "GROWTH MINDSET." A newly published study indicates that high school students exposed to the struggles of prominent scientists in history as well as their accomplishments improved their science grades but also that the students "related" better to th... Read more
Items about All the Usual Suspects
Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 by 76Trombones
AN ADHD PRIMER, from Dr. Ned Hallowell, courtesy of The Washington Post. Valerie Strauss of The Post presented a list of questions about ADHD to Dr. Hallowell, whom she calls "one of the country's foremost experts on ADHD." His answers comprise, in effect, a primer on t... Read more
Depression, Dyslexia, Homeschooling, and Bill Gates
Friday, February 5th, 2016 by 76Trombones
DISRUPTIVE AND CHALLENGING AUTHORITY. That's what this person did at age 12, and his parents sent him to a psychologist for pushing back and questioning the logic of their rules. Turns out this kid was Bill Gates. Read more. And this is interesting because it follows up on an ite... Read more
Educating Educators, ADHD, Creative Children, and More
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
PROGRESS. Northeastern Illinois University is establishing a gifted teacher endorsement to students pursuing a Master of Arts in Gifted Education. According to the university, it is the first university in Illinois to offer the endorsement. "Coursework includes a solid found... Read more
ASD, Educating the 2e, ADHD, Depression, and More
Friday, January 29th, 2016 by 76Trombones
2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL, the movie, is being screened on February 13 in San Francisco. Here are the detailsWhere The Innovation Hangar formerly The Exploratorium at the Palace of Fine Arts,3601 Lyon St., San Francisco, CA 94115 Time 2 PM Tickets at [image removed]; 10 in advance, ... Read more
News about a Variety of 2e-related Conditions, and More
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 by 76Trombones
TODAY'S POSTING consists of news items relating to depression, autism, ADHD, and more...DEPRESSION. Johns Hopkins Medicine reports that a new type of antidepressant acts quickly in mice, having an effect in minutes rather than weeks. Clinical trials are necessary to check its eff... Read more
Opportunity to Participate in 2e Research
Sunday, January 24th, 2016 by 76Trombones
The following statement is from a researcher at The University of Redlands in California...Dear Colleagues, Parents and Students As a trainer of special education teachers, I seek to understand the perceptions of parents, teachers, administrators and adults who have educational e... Read more
Events, Research Opportunity, More
Sunday, January 24th, 2016 by 76Trombones
WE'RE BACK after a four-week hiatus, and here's some of what's been going on...TWICE EXCEPTIONAL MASSACHUSETTS is the name of a Facebook group for members of the 2e community in that state. It's billed as a "Group for parents of 2e children to share information, ask question... Read more
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