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It’s short for twice-exceptional, a term often used to describe kids who are exceptional because they’re gifted and because they have learning disabilities, learning disorders, attention difficulties, or just plain learning differences. Find out more.


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Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

A Researcher’s View of Kids with ADHD Find out from Sydney Zentall, Ph.D., why kids with ADHD do what they do. (Available to subscribers)

Developing Self-regulation of Learning with 2e Students Richard Cash, Ph.D., discusses self-regulation skills that can help 2e students become successful learners. (Available to subscribers)

Iron Girl: One Parent’s Testimony to the Power of Dietary Change Parent and writer Suki Wessling tells about effects a child’s biochemistry might have on behavior. (Available to subscribers)

An ADHD Resource list – Read it.

Interview with Sarah Renzulli – Find out how a child who “wasn’t college material” went on to earn a Ph.D., despite learning difficulties. (Available to subscribers)

2e Symposium See what a panel parents had to say about raising their 2e kids. Read it.

2e Tech, new column on educational technology Read it.

Bob Seney on Books Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm – Read it.

News – Read it.

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Spotlight on 2e Series

Informative, easy-to-understand 25- to 40-page booklets. Great for expanding your own understanding of twice-exceptionality or for helping others better understand these often misunderstood kids. Two booklets also available as PDFs.

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A New Booklet in the Spotlight on 2e Series

Now available: The Twice-exceptional Child with Dyslexia. Find out more about the series or place your order.

Study Participation Opportunity

A Walden University researcher is seeking K-12 educators in the United States to participate in a research study. On another page on this site is the researcher's invitation letter to prospective participants. We are publicizing this study as a service to the 2e community.

Looking for a Summer Camp or Program for your 2e Child?

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2e on YouTube

See the videos on our new YouTube channel, Your2eTV. One features 2e expert Susan Baum providing some basic tips to both parents and educators. Check it out.  The other features educational consultant Matthew Wanzenberg on the transition from high school to college for twice-exceptional students, and how a coach can help during that transition; find it.

From the Blog

April 14: Items on a "new" subtype of ADHD, autism incidence, TBI, and more. See the most recent post. See all past postings.

5 Things You Can Do to Be More Engaged in the 2e Community

We understand that whatever role you have in the 2e community (and some of you have multiple roles), you’re likely to be challenged for time. That said, we’d like to offer some ideas for ways in which we can all strengthen our community. Read more.


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Upcoming Event

March 23, A Celebration of Dyslexia, San Francisco, California, by the nonprofit Dyslexic Advantage. An afternoon of hands-on activities and fun talks by people with dyslexia who share what it's like to hunt for dinosaurs, create special effects for the movies, design video games, paint nature illustrations, and be a CEO. More information at http://celebratedyslexia.org. (Preceding this event will be Dyslexia Beyond Reading: Memory, Cognition, Expertise, and Innovation, a scientific symposium in partnership with UCSF Dyslexia Center. More information at http://bit.ly/dyslexiaconference.

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