developmental and intellectual ability Articles
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
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
Giftedness, Disabilities, 2e Center Symposium, More
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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UNDERSTANDING GIFTEDNESS. A press release from California State University highlights the work of a psychologist who has spent almost 40 years in a longitudinal study of giftedness -- the various types, predictors of later success, and more. He began following his subjects when t... 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
Potpourri: Summit Center, Gifted Challenges, TiLT, Belin-Blank, More
Thursday, August 24th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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TEACHERS AND ADHD STUDENTS. Education World has published an article titled "Strategies and Resources for Supporting Students with ADHD," focusing on the teacher's role in identifying, supporting, and teaching those students. The article also highlights a new book on us... Read more
Research Participation Opportunity, Back to School, Brain Manipulation, and More
Monday, August 21st, 2017 by 76Trombones
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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY FOR TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTSNOTE This statement is from the researcher. Please direct any questions to her. --2e NewsletterDid you know that researchers know very little about twice-exceptional students compared to other groups of children and adolescents Y... Read more
Dyslexia, Advocacy Opportunity, PD, and More
Thursday, August 17th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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REMEMBER MEL BROOKS He married Ann Bancroft, and they had four children. One of them, Max, is dyslexic. Here's part of what Max, age 45 and a dad, says about his dyslexia when he was growing up "Dyslexia in the late '70s, 1980s was unheard of. Dyslexia they didn't even call ... Read more
Neuromyths, Back to School, Mental Health Programs, and More
Monday, August 14th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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NEUROMYTHS. A survey has shown that many educators, and even those with neuroscience training, believe in neuromyths -- common misconceptions about the brain and learning, and that that neuromyth beliefs are remarkably prevalent. One example of a neuromyth that kiddos with dyslex... 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
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
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