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By Diane M. Kennedy, Rebecca S. Banks

The way forward for our society is dependent upon our talented children--the inhabitants within which we'll locate our subsequent Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, or Virginia Woolf. but the presents and abilities of a few of our such a lot wonderful childrens might by no means be famous simply because those kids fall right into a workforce often called two times unparalleled, or "2e." two times unheard of youngsters are either talented and clinically determined with a disability--often ADHD or an Autism Spectrum Disorder--leading lecturers and fogeys to miss the child's abilities and concentration exclusively on his weaknesses. Too usually, those kids wander away in an never-ending cycle of chasing diagnostic labels and are by no means given the instruments to totally observe their very own potential.

Bright now not damaged sheds new mild in this shiny inhabitants through deciding upon who two times remarkable childrens are and taking an unflinching examine why they're caught. the 1st paintings to boldly research the common misdiagnosis and controversies that come up from our present diagnostic method, it serves as a serious warning call for fogeys and pros to query why our psychological overall healthiness and schooling platforms are failing our brightest children.

Finally, the authors convey what we will be able to do to assist 2e little ones, supplying an entire baby version for fogeys and educators to reinforce and improve a child's innate presents whereas additionally intervening to help the deficits. Drawing on painstaking learn and private adventure, brilliant no longer damaged deals groundbreaking perception and functional thoughts to these looking to support 2e children in attaining their complete potential.

Diane M. Kennedy, writer of The ADHD-Autism Connection, is decades recommend, overseas speaker/trainer, and mom of 3 twice-exceptional sons.

Rebecca S. Banks, M.A., co-author of The ADHD-Autism Connection, is a veteran educator, nationwide speaker/trainer, and mom of 2 twice-exceptional children.

Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a professor, prolific writer, and some of the most entire and well known adults with autism on this planet.

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Für Straftaten, die im pathologischen Rausch begangen wurden, ist der Patient meist schuldunfähig (§ 20 StGB) – im Gegensatz zum »einfachen« Rausch, der in der Regel nur eine verminderte Schuldfähigkeit nach sich zieht (§ 21 StGB). Fallbeispiel: Pathologischer Rausch Maik L. (32) gerät nach vier 0,5-l-Flaschen Bier in einen Erregungszustand, schlägt einen Saufkumpanen nieder und zerstört das Mobiliar der Gaststätte. Vier herbeigeholte Polizisten können ihn bändigen und werden dabei erheblich verletzt.

Sensitivität: bei 50–90% der Alkoholiker erhöht. Spezifität gering, da auch bei anderen Erkrankungen bzw. Medikamenteneinnahme erhöht 4 MCV (»mean corpuscular volume«): Sensitivität bei längerfristig erhöhtem Alkoholkonsum zu 70–90% erhöht. Wegen der langen Überlebenszeit der roten Blutkörperchen Rückbildung über Monate 4 CDT (»carbohydrate-deficient transferrin«): Halbwertszeit 14–17 Tage. Spezifischer als c-GT. Bei mehr als ca. 50–80 g Alkohol/Tag pathologisch. Falsch-positiv bei Schwangerschaft und Lebererkrankungen 4 Ethylglukuronid: Nachweisbarkeitsdauer bis 24 Stunden (bei moderatem Konsum 12 Stunden) 4 Alkohol (Serum, Ausatemluft oder Urin) 4 außerdem: GOT, GPT, HDL-Cholesterin erhöht.

10, zur Behandlung mit Neuroleptika Kap. 2 4 Antidementiva: – bei leichter und mittelschwerer Alzheimer-Demenz sowie LewyKörper- und Parkinson-Demenzen: Acetylcholinesterasehemmer (Donepezil, Rivastigmin, Galantamin) – bei mittelschwerer und schwerer Alzheimer-Demenz: Memantine – bei vaskulären Demenzen wurde in Studien wiederholt eine nur geringe Wirkung von Acetylcholinesterase-Inhibitoren und Memantine gesehen (bisher nicht für die Therapie der vaskulären Demenzen zugelassen). 4 Symptomatisch: bei Unruhezuständen, Aggression, Wahn, Halluzinationen: z.

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