twice exceptional

twice exceptional

A term coined by James Gallagher referring to students who are both gifted and have disabilities (e.g., auditory processing weaknesses, sensorimotor integration issues, visual perceptual difficulties, spatial disorientation, dyslexia and attention deficits). Such students need remediation for their learning deficits and enhancement for their strengths to achieve optimal results.
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Even more challenging are twice exceptional children, or 2e, those who are both gifted and have a learning or emotional disability or challenge.
Twice exceptional learners: effects of teacher preparation and disability labels on gifted referrals.
2E: Twice Exceptional," "Creatively Maladjusted" and "Welcome," Bijou Metro 5 p.
She focuses on children with verbal and nonverbal learning disabilities; cognitive exceptionalities like mild intellectual disabilities, the twice exceptional, and traumatic brain injuries; attentional disorders; social disorders like behavioral and emotional disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and abuse and addictions; and motor disorders.
What if I am gifted and gay, or twice exceptional (gifted and have a disability)?
Joey's parents provided school personnel with articles on gifted children with Asperger's Disorder from 2e: The Twice Exceptional Newsletter as well as other resources from the gifted counselor/ consultant.
Gifted and learning disabled: Twice exceptional students.
This type of coursework or inservice training could serve to inform teachers of a broadened view of giftedness and increase awareness and identification of underidentified students, including the twice exceptional population.
9) Student Assistance Team; (10) Commonly Used Assessment Instruments; (11) Determining Eligibility; (12) The Diversity of the Gifted; (13) Special Considerations; (14) Gifted Underachievers; (15) Twice Exceptional Students; (16) Specially Designed Instruction; (17) The IEP Team; (18) PLEPs; (19) Measurable Annual Goals; (20) Short-Term Objectives; (21) Continuum of Services; (22) Eighth-Grade Re-Evaluation and Four-Year Plan; and (23) Exceptional Gifted.
shall consider the educational needs of children with gifts and talents and their families, particularly related to the identification of children considered to be twice exceptional because they have gifts and talents as well as a disability.
Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) "Double Our Efforts for the Twice Exceptional Student" Conference at Drew University in Madison, NJ.