asbergers Articles
OCD, Anxiety, Depression, Sleep, and More
Monday, October 9th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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
Resources, a Couple Newsletters, and More
Friday, October 6th, 2017 by 76Trombones
NEAR CHICAGO Know that Scott Barry Kaufman, author of Ungifted Intelligence Redefined, which has a message concerning learning differences and potential, is speaking at a free event on Monday, October 7, in Glen Ellyn. The event is from 7-830 and sponsored by the Glenbard Parent ... Read more
Identifying that "e," Dyslexia, Anxiety, Events, Research, More
Monday, October 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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
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
Sleep & ADHD, Policy & Law, Parenting, More
Monday, September 25th, 2017 by 76Trombones
SLEEP, ADHD. A few weeks ago we mentioned a research study contending that sleep problems and ADHD might have a stronger connection that previously thought. Several journalistic outlets have picked up on that study. The Washington Post ran a story titled "Could some ADHD be ... Read more
Mental Health, Adolescence, Asperger's, and More
Thursday, September 21st, 2017 by 76Trombones
25, THE NEW 18. Yup, extended adolescence, and it's the topic of an article at Scientific American. If you thought your 2e kiddo would be mostly out the door and off your mind at 18, maybe think again. The article was sparked by research indicating that teens today are less likel... Read more
The Lang School, Parenting Anxiety, Student Anxiety, ADHD, More
Monday, September 18th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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
Going to College, U.S. Education, 2e Resource, More
Thursday, September 14th, 2017 by 76Trombones
SENDING THAT 2e KIDDO off to college this fall At Quartz, you can read how helicopter parenting is bad for college kids, but "a little hovering is just right." Not to put the pressure on you to find the right amount of involvement for your kiddo, but here's what the art... Read more
Due Process for 2e, Success for ADHD Students, and More
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 by 76Trombones
DUE PROCESS. Special ed attorney Matt Cohen won a due process hearing for parents of a bright elementary school student with ADHD, writing difficulties, and other issues. Here's what the firm says in their newsletter about the case "The parents repeatedly sought assistance f... Read more
Dysgraphia, Misdiagnosis, Events, Research, More
Friday, September 8th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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
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