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A Feel-Bad Story, Media Use, OCD, Resources, and More
Monday, October 23rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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AND IF THIS WAS YOUR KID Via Disability Scoop "An elementary school teacher forced a 9-year-old boy with autism to stand in front of his class twice last year while classmates voted on whether the boy was 'annoying,' a federal lawsuit alleges." Read more. PORTLAND PUBLI... 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
Due Process for 2e, Success for ADHD Students, and More
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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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
TEDx Talk on 2e, Depression, Girls on the Spectrum, More
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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AS WE MENTIONED in our coverage of August's SENG conference, Scott Barry Kaufman has done a TEDx talk. Here's what he says about it "My new TEDx talk on redefining intelligence, maximizing human potential, and appreciating twice-exceptional children, is up Please share if yo... Read more
2e Kiddos: Education, Post-College, Moving, Counseling, More
Monday, August 28th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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NOT ALONE. 2e kiddos who take antidepressants are among about 13 percent of the population who take such meds, according to Time. The National Center for Health Statistics released the number counting only people only 12 and older, which is up two percentage points from a decade ... Read more
Laugh and/or Cry, Become an Assistant Head of School, See Us Live-streamed, and More
Monday, August 7th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PARENTS, YOU'RE NOT ALONE. You know that from this site and others. But if you want to read what other parents hear about their kiddos and then either laugh or cry, check out the site of Romper. A mom of a 2e kiddo put together a page called "10 Special Needs Moms Share the ... Read more
SENG Conference, Ed Tech, Strength-based Parenting, More
Monday, July 31st, 2017 by 76Trombones
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SENG. The annual conference of the organization Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted begins later this week in Naperville, Illinois. For members of the 2e community, the SENG conference is a great place to learn about gifted and 2e issues and to meet parents, educators, and c... Read more
High Cognition, Depression, Research, Stress, More
Monday, July 24th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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HIGH COGNITION According to Curious Mind Magazine, those who are highly intelligent might be night owls, live in organized chaos, and swear more than other people -- in other words, they can be "messy, profane night owls." The magazine cites research for each of these t... 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
Clinicians, Depression, Brain Stimulation, and More
Thursday, July 13th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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MEMBERS OF THE 2e COMMUNITY are likely, at some point, to have to deal with clinicians about a child's cognitive or emotional issues. The "article of the week" at the site of the Child Mind Institute tells parents what to look for in a diagnosis -- how to judge that a c... Read more
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