developmental and intellectual ability Articles
Special Ed, OCD, ADHD, Depression, and More
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 by 76Trombones
SPECIAL ED FAILING STUDENTS A story from The Hechinger Report concludes that most studentswith disabilities are capable of graduating from high school on time, but many don't. From the article "There are 6.6 million public school children enrolled in special education in the... Read more
Mentoring with LDs, ADHD Therapy, Brain Stuff, and More
Monday, November 6th, 2017 by 76Trombones
EYE TO EYE is a mentoring organization that connects children with LDs to college student who have the same learning challenges. Its founder is David Flink. Its second employee was Marcus Soutra, who was recently profiled by his college's news organization in conjunction with the... Read more
2e Success Story, Un-Success Story (So Far), Good Blog Postings, More
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
FAMILIAR TUNE, NEW TWIST. A high school dropout turned cook turned ice sculptor turned Harvard graduate turned advocate is profiled in the LA Times, and it's a good story. One turning point is, hopefully, familiar to those here "Most of my life, they focused on what I was ba... Read more
Problem Behavior, Recess, Bullying, Anxiety, and Daydreaming
Monday, October 30th, 2017 by 76Trombones
C.P.S. "...what would be the point of punishing a child who literally could not sit still" That's a sentence from an article on kids who misbehave starting early in school, and who therefor face punishments of various sorts. The article's title "The 'Problem Child'... Read more
ODD, ADHD, College, Policy, Resources, Events
Thursday, October 26th, 2017 by 76Trombones
CHILD MIND INSTITUTE. This organization has published an article on oppositional defiant disorder. If you have an especially "willful" kiddo and are wondering if the label applies, the article might be of use. In fact, the Institute says "Whether your child has opp... Read more
A Feel-Bad Story, Media Use, OCD, Resources, and More
Monday, October 23rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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
Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, and Some Resources
Friday, October 20th, 2017 by 76Trombones
SOMETIMES the items we scan seem to fall into just a few topic buckets -- like today...MOOD DISORDERSSocial media and technology may be linked to a higher rate of depression in girls, according to a new study. Find out more.Patients taking psilocybin to treat depression show redu... Read more
2e Symposium, OCD, Anxiety, ADHD, Parenting, More
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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
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
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