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Acute Symptoms of COVID-19 and Symptoms of Depression in Adults
New study from Mass General reports that over 50% of adults who suffer from Covid experience long-haul mood symptoms consistent with moderate to severe depression. Problems with mood, anxiety, sleep, and fatigue are more likely if headache was one of the initial Covid symptoms. , , ,
Acute Symptoms of COVID-19 and Symptoms of Depression in Adults This survey study investigates where acute coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with the probability of subsequent depressive symptoms among US adults.
To meet the growing needs of families, I'm excited to offer a new service: https://drdevon.com/announcing-new-psychotherapy-service/. , , , , , , .
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Improving Distance Learning for Kids with ADHD and Organizational Challenges — Miriam Nunberg Esq.
An excellent and very funny piece by special ed advocate Miriam Nunberg., , .
Improving Distance Learning for Kids with ADHD and Organizational Challenges — Miriam Nunberg Esq. Schools still are required to provide children with disabilities a free, appropriate public education in the remote setting. Although it may feel like you have become your child’s teacher, you are not! You are not required to take the entire burden of educating your child on yourself. Don’t be a...
Doctor/Mom Describes Watching Her Young Child Battle COVID-19
Very proud of my (2E) daughter Scout for finding and publicizing this story that can do much good in the world if people are more cautious in response. Released yesterday, the piece has gone viral with over 21 million views in less than a day. https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews/videos/604149520198534/UzpfSTEwNjQ1NTAxMTg6MTAyMTk0MjQ2NjM1NDE2NjA/
Primer | Library
My son is involved in a new education company called Primer for homeschooling. They just released some super-interesting resources including: https://withprimer.com/library.
Primer | Library A collection of top educational resources curated by our team at Primer
My Wedding, The Coronavirus Crisis, & Why I Haven’t Cried Yet
This is personal, not professional. But I'm so proud of my daughter for her strength and wisdom I had to share.
My Wedding, The Coronavirus Crisis, & Why I Haven’t Cried Yet In the grand scheme of it all, a wedding feels like a trivial thing to mourn compared to the hardships millions have and will endure in the months to come.
New blog posted on whether you should encourage your child to get straight A's: https://drdevon.com/mythbusters-questioning-conventional-wisdom-in-parenting-part-6-should-you-encourage-your-child-to-get-straight-as/. , , , , , .
New blog posted on the benefits of music training: https://drdevon.com/conventional-wisdom-in-parenting-part-v-should-your-child-learn-how-to-play-a-musical-instrument/. ,, , , , .
My friend, the brilliant and charming theater director Dan Graham from down under, asked that I share this exciting project: https://www.facebook.com/AccessibleArts/photos/a.10150319525407206/10157927889202206/?type=3&theater. , ,
Accessible Arts We’re the peak arts and disability organisation in New South Wales. Find out more about us on our website: www.aarts.org.au
Should You Listen To Music While Doing Intellectual Work? It Depends On The Music, The Task, And Your Personality
This study suggests that our boredom-prone gifted and twice-exceptional learners should NOT listen to music when performing complex tasks (like homework, I'm assuming). , , ,
Should You Listen To Music While Doing Intellectual Work? It Depends On The Music, The Task, And Your Personality By Christian Jarrett. People more prone to boredom performed better without music.
New blog published on whether you should worry if your child isn't popular: https://drdevon.com/mythbusters-questioning-conventional-wisdom-in-parenting-part-4-is-it-advantageous-for-your-child-to-be-popular/. , , , , .
Could Your Child be Twice-Exceptional? | 2eNews.com
Published in 2E News.
Could Your Child be Twice-Exceptional? | 2eNews.com Twice-exceptional learners are complex and fascinating. They have enormous potential, but it may be hidden from view.
New blog posted on the pressure we feel for our children to participate in a team sport: https://drdevon.com/mythbusters-questioning-conventional-wisdom-in-parenting-part-3-does-your-child-really-need-to-play-a-team-sport/., , , , , .
New Mythbusters blog posted: Can your child become addicted to video games? https://drdevon.com/mythbusters-questioning-conventional-wisdom-in-parenting-part-2-can-your-child-become-addicted-to-video-games/. , , , ,
Reading Between The Lines: Why Girls’ Superior Reading Skills May Be Lowering Their Future Salaries
Interesting study suggesting that being a strong reader may influence girls toward lower-paying, non-STEM related careers, even if they have strong ability in math too: https://digest.bps.org.uk/2019/10/03/reading-between-the-lines-why-girls-superior-reading-skills-may-be-lowering-their-future-salaries/. I see students in my practice all the time who are super strong readers and think they're bad at math when it's just the relative difference that makes them feel that way. , , , , .
Reading Between The Lines: Why Girls’ Superior Reading Skills May Be Lowering Their Future Salaries By Louisa Lyon. Girls who are good at maths tend to be even better at reading, so may turn away from STEM careers.
New blog on selective colleges in Mythbusters: Questioning Conventional Wisdom series: https://drdevon.com/mythbusters-questioning-conventional-wisdom-in-parenting-part-1-does-your-child-really-need-to-go-to-a-selective-college-or-university/. , , , ,
Learning Disabilities Evaluations: Considerations for College Accommodations
The brilliant college disability consultant Elizabeth Hamblet shares this post inspired by a podcast I did with Debbie Reber for Tilt Parenting. Thanks Elizabeth for the great thoughts and helpful information!
Learning Disabilities Evaluations: Considerations for College Accommodations In her interview with Debbie Reber on the Tilt Parenting podcast, psychologist Devon MacEachron's comments about learning disabilities evaluations raise imp
New blog with 5 key take-aways for parenting the 2e child posted today: https://drdevon.com/how-to-support-your-2e-child-with-adhd., , , , , 's, Tilt Parenting, Bright and Quirky.
Neurodiversity, Strategic Learning and Reaching Your Child’s Potential with Dr. Devon MacEachron – Parent Footprint
It was so much fun to chat with Dr. Dan Peters on his podcast! We talked about neurodiversity (my daughter's video is now up to 29 million and translated into 4 languages) and how to help neurodiverse children thrive. Dan and I are dear friends from our years of diving deep into . He and his team in California are an outpost of everything good in our profession.
Neurodiversity, Strategic Learning and Reaching Your Child’s Potential with Dr. Devon MacEachron – Parent Footprint Neurodiversity, Strategic Learning and Reaching Your Child’s Potential with Dr. Devon MacEachron May 13, 2019 By: [email protected] Comments: 0 Dr. Dan welcomes his friend and colleague Dr. Devon MacEachron on Episode 59. Dr. Devon’s lifelong work helps families as they navigate neurodiversity, ...
How to Nourish and Nurture a Gifted Child with ADHD
ADDitude magazine asked me to write an article on how parents can support their gifted child with ADHD. , , , .
How to Nourish and Nurture a Gifted Child with ADHD Academically gifted children with ADHD are called “twice-exceptional” or “2e.” They are also incredibly misunderstood and underserved. Here’s what you need to know to secure the resources, accommod…
New blog posted on planning a perfect summer for your child: https://drdevon.com/crafting-a-rewarding-summer-for-your-child/. , , , .
Food Dyes and ADHD | Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D.
An excellent, science-based article finding a connection between food dyes and hyperactivity in children. Note: They don't cause ADHD, but can increase hyperactivity in all children, whether they have ADHD or not. Keep your children away from those Fruity Cheerios! , , .
Food Dyes and ADHD | Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D. An enduring controversy in the ADHD world is the role of diet and in particular, synthetic food dyes.
I'm Florida’s First Openly Autistic Attorney. Here’s What That Means.
I just love the way this young woman articulates her experience and the hashtag ! Inspiring in the workplace.
I'm Florida’s First Openly Autistic Attorney. Here’s What That Means. To me, being “openly autistic” means not having to hide or mask my autism; it is the freedom to be exactly who I am.
New blog posted today on challenging neuromyths: https://drdevon.com/challenging-neuromyths/. , , , , , , Mind Matters, Unlimited Potential Counseling & Education Center
Goldman Sachs plans to hire more neurodiverse employees, including people on the autism spectrum
A trend is gathering steam.
cnn.com Goldman Sachs is the latest company to target job candidates on the autism spectrum as it looks to boost diversity.
The Creativity of ADHD
Nice article in Scientific American on creativity and ADHD. , .
The Creativity of ADHD More insights on a positive side of a “disorder”
New blog posted with my Twice Exceptional Symptoms Checklist: https://drdevon.com/2e-symptoms-checklist/. Check it out! , , , , ,
Separating Truth From Mental Myths | Psychology | Gifted | Intelligence
Sharing a podcast in which I'm interviewed by Emily Kircher-Morris of Mind Matters on educational myths. We discuss multiple intelligences, left-brain right-brain, learning styles, and overexcitabilities.
Separating Truth From Mental Myths | Psychology | Gifted | Intelligence On this episode we discuss some widely held ideas about education, giftedness, and intelligence that may not be as rooted in science as we thought. Explore some of our most revered and trusted theories along with us. Our guest is Dr. Devon MacEachron, who has spent much of her career tracking down t...
Just published a new blog post arguing we're at the tipping point for 2e. It's time to accelerate the momentum. https://drdevon.com/the-tipping-point-for-2e/ …. , , , , , .
U.K. Doctors Call for Caution in Children’s Use of Screens and Social Media
Study links emotional problems to screen time: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/07/world/europe/uk-doctors-screen-time.html. , , , .
U.K. Doctors Call for Caution in Children’s Use of Screens and Social Media Britain’s chief medical officers declined to recommend specific age or time limits, but saw associations between social media use and mental health problems.
Opinion | The Bad News About Helicopter Parenting: It Works
Helicopter parenting. Good? Bad? I've always leaned toward "good" - as long as it focuses on the child's true interests. The NY Times agrees: Bad News About Helicopter Parenting: It Works https://nyti.ms/2DZzUsm. , , , , .
Opinion | The Bad News About Helicopter Parenting: It Works New research shows that hyper-involved parenting is the route to kids’ success in today’s unequal world.
Have launched a new and improved website here: https://drdevon.com/. Inspired by my son, who is doing a tech start-up in virtual reality and education (we do need education reform don't we?), this brief VR video is featured on the home page. , , , .
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