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The DSM-5 and Asperger’s

This article discusses the effects of the latest edition of the Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and its effects on those with Asperger’s Syndrome. Author: 2e Newsletter Editorial Team Publications: 2e Newsletter Year: May/June…

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Executive Functioning – what is it, why we need it, and how we as parents can support our children’s development

This Tips for Parents article authored by Catherine Gruener  is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She provides tips for parents on identification as well as strategies for supporting executive functioning…

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Tips for Parents: High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders Q & A

This article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Melanie Crawford. She answered questions related to High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), including the signs and symptoms of ASD as well as other commonly…

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2e-Friendly Summer Camp Listing

This article provides a listing of good summer camps for twice-exceptional students. Publisher: 2e NewsletterUpdated Jan. 2024 Summer can be a time for kids to explore new interests, pursue old ones, make new friends,…

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Interview with Marianne Kuzujanakis on Misdiagnosis

The following Q&A on misdiagnosis was written by Marianne Kuzujanakis, MD, MPH, a pediatrician with a masters degree in public health from Harvard School of Public Health. She is a director of SENG (Supporting…

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Living With Intensity – Overexcitabilities in Profoundly Gifted Children

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Susan Daniels. She began the seminar by addressing the complex nature of the gifted child and provided the Columbus Group (1991) definition…

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Preparing Your 2e Child for the Transition to College

In this article, two professionals who help twice-exceptional students and their families make the transition to college provide numerous strategies. Author: Eisner, W. & Wanzenberg, M. Publisher: 2e Newsletter Year: July/August 2010 This is…

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Cleared for Launch: Transition Planning for Twice-Exceptional Kids

This Tips for Parents article authored by Dr. Aimee Yermish is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families about the transition to adulthood for twice-exceptional students. The transition to adulthood is not…

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