Aspergers

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GIFTED ED. In a recent column in the Washington Post, educational columnist Jay Mathews wrote a piece titled "Why Gifted Education Doesn't Make Sense." He focused on the exclusion of kids wh...
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IT'S BEEN ADHD AWARENESS MONTH for nine days now, and if you'd still like to do something to spread the word about ADHD, check out the site of ADDitude Magazine. You'll find resources to help you advo...
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POTENTIAL AND ACHIEVEMENT. Researchers studying one large school district found that the kids who benefited most from gifted classrooms were not those with high IQs, but those with high scores on stat...
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AUTISM SPEAKS offers occasional "In Our Own Words" stories in which persons on the spectrum describe what it's like. The most recent story is by a young man with Asperger's who is a recent f...
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