anxiety Articles
2e Symposium, OCD, Anxiety, ADHD, Parenting, More
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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WE'RE BACK from a few days in California attending a great symposium put on by the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development at Bridges Academy. Watch for coverage in the next issue of the newsletter. Two focuses foci were honoring pioneers in the 2e community and provi... Read more
OCD, Anxiety, Depression, Sleep, and More
Monday, October 9th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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THIS IS OCD AWARENESS WEEK. According to The International OCD Foundation, about 1 in 200 children have OCD, which the organizationsays is about the same number of children with diabetes. Find out more about OCD Awareness Week. READING, MATH DIFFICULTIES CONNECTED Education Week ... Read more
Identifying that "e," Dyslexia, Anxiety, Events, Research, More
Monday, October 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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DID IT TAKE A WHILE for you to figure out your child's "e's" Don't feel bad -- Tony Atwood, a prominent psychologist who is, according to the Guardian, "known for his knowledge of Asperger syndrome in children," finally realized when his son was 35 that he the... Read more
IEPs & 504s, Communication with School, Carol Dweck, and More
Thursday, September 28th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED, ASD, WITH ANXIETY -- and only five years old. That's the lead in a Washington Post story about IEPs and 504s -- and which might be best for your kiddo. Here's a quote from the article about August, the five-year-old in question, that might ring true to readers here "... Read more
The Lang School, Parenting Anxiety, Student Anxiety, ADHD, More
Monday, September 18th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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THE LANG SCHOOL for 2e students profiled in the MarchApril, 2016 issue of 2e Newsletter, like other similar schools, was founded by a parent, Micaela Bracamonte, who wanted an education for her children that would fit their strengths and challenges. A story at the website Narrati... Read more
Dysgraphia, Misdiagnosis, Events, Research, More
Friday, September 8th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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DYSGRAPHIA can be under diagnosed, and a writer at The Huffington Post gives reasons why, leading with this question about her own child who read many grade levels above her age How could a child with such advanced reading and comprehension levels disregard proper syntax and gram... Read more
Anxiety, Genetics/Environment, Items from SENG, and More
Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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STRESS AND ANXIETY. A psychologist from Boys Town writes in The Washington Post about stress and anxiety in teens, and what parents can do to help. Basic steps include looking for signs; letting kids know it's okay to feel upset; and having more family time. Read more. Separately... Read more
Parenting, Panic, Emotional Development, Depression, and More
Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PARENTS OF GIFTED KIDDOS will likely appreciate an article from The Washington Post in which a mom who doesn't like the "gifted" label describes some of the conundrums we encounter with high-ability young people -- the intensity, early cognitive development, asynchronou... Read more
2e Scholarship, the Terror of Not Being Able to Read, and More
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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HERE'S WHAT WE NEED MORE OF -- scholarships available to students at private, 2e-friendly schools. FlexSchool has awarded a student at its New Haven, Connecticut, campus a scholarship valued at half of the tuition for the student's high school tenure. The William Morse Scholarshi... Read more
Gifted Ed, Scholarships, Dyslexia, OCD, Depression, Allergies, Sleep
Saturday, July 8th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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AUSTIN SCHOOLS AND DYSLEXIA. The Austin, Texas, school district is making a special effort to identify and service students with dyslexia, according to the city's American Statesman news outlet. During the past school year, the school provided intervention services to about 8,600... Read more
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