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Child’s Autism & neuropsychology

Below are the best resources we could find on Child’s Autism and neuropsychology.

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The World Needs All Kinds of Minds | Temple Grandin

Autism activist Temple Grandin talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss.

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Neuropsychological Evaluations for Neurodiverse Individuals

Participants will learn when is the “right time” to request a neuropsychological evaluation and how recommendations from a neuropsychological evaluation are used to support neurodiverse individuals at school, at work, and at home.

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All about Echolalia: Why Your Autistic Friend or Child Repeats Everything You Say

Do you have an autistic friend or loved one who repeats everything you say all the time? Or do you know someone with autism spectrum disorder who’s in the habit of talking to themselves? It’s called echolalia!

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The Fast Track to College

Advanced Placement is a good way for many kids to get a head start on college. On episode 42, Andrew Scanlan and Chester E Finn, Jr. of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, answer questions about the history of AP, where it’s going, and where kids may encounter difficulties.

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School Counseling: Gifted Kids Need It Too

School counselors wear a variety of hats, but “giftedness expert” often isn't one of them.

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Accurate Assessment for Twice-Exceptional Kids

We’ve had mixed results in our efforts to identify 2e kids. It’s a complicated process, and many of the assessment tools used to identify ASD and other disorders need to be utilized differently when working with gifted individuals.

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Allowing for Uncertainty

In this bonus episode, Emily Kircher-Morris talks about uncertainty and doubt. How can we help our kids be less afraid of uncertainty, and more comfortable with doubt?

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How to Get Gifted Kids Talking

Dr. Jean Peterson joins us to talk about ways to bring gifted kids into the conversation, including tips on conducting gifted discussion circles and group counseling.

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Looking Back: A Decade Ends and 2e Wins!

As we move into the 2020s, we look back at some of the conversations we had in the two years of our podcast’s history. We’re revisiting some of our best conversations about twice-exceptionality, on this special 49th episode of Mind Matters.

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Bright and Early: A Story of Radical Acceleration

On episode 50 we talk with Haley Taylor Schlitz, a 17-year-old first-year law student who began college at age 13. We discuss her education experience, some of the benefits and barriers of homeschooling, and we imagine what the perfect public school system would be like.

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