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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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Current Issue – May/June, 2014

Focus: 2e kids with ASD

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Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Vision Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Maybe those “autistic behaviors” are really symptoms of visual processing difficulties. Find out more from Lynn Hellerstein and Linda Hodgdon. (Available to subscribers)

Teaching Social Skills with RDI™ Sarah Wayland explains why kids with ASD gifted or otherwise struggle with social interaction and what effective social skills instruction involves. (Available to subscribers)

A Little Autistic: What We Learned on Summer Vacation –Find out how a family of four, all likely with Asperger’s, has learned to cope with the combination of giftedness and ASD. Read it.

The DSM-5 and Asperger’s See what some mental health professionals in the 2e community think about changes made last year in the DSM-5 regarding the way in which Autism Spectrum Disorders are diagnosed. Read it.

Event Preview: Annual SENG Conference in San Jose, California – 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.

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See the videos on our new YouTube channel, Your2eTV. One is on "the basics" -- use it to let those unfamiliar with twice exceptionality discover what it's all about. Find it. Another video features 2e expert Susan Baum providing some basic tips to both parents and educators. Check it out.  And a third 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.

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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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