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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 – January/February, 2015

Focus: Building on Strengths

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Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Improving Executive Skills through Mathematics – Cynthia Hansen shares how she has helped 2e kids build executive skills by tapping into interests and talents. (Available to subscribers)

Building on the Strengths of 2e Kids Newsletter editor Linda C. Neumann looks at what experts have to say about building on strengths vs. focusing on weaknesses of 2e learners. (Available to subscribers)

Coming Out of the 2e Closet Sarah Mitchell describes how the game Minecraft helped her daughter showcase her skills and bond with others who share her interests. Read it.

Conference Coverage Coverage of sessions from NAGC’s Annual Convention. (Available to subscribers)

News from the 2e Center for Professional Development Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Sibling Rivalry May Initiate Underachievement Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: The Day the Crayons Quit Read it.

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Events 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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“2e: Twice Exceptional” The Movie?

Yes! Filmmaker Tom Ropelewski's documentary will have its world premiere at the Richmond International Film Festival in Richmond, Virginia, on February 26, 2015. Get the details.

2e Learners: An Annotated Bibliography

Check out this latest addition to the 2e Resources section of our website an annotated bibliography of research and writings on the topic of twice-exceptional learners that includes resources from 2009 through 2013. We thank the FPG Child Development Institute and Mary Ruth Coleman for making this resource available to 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter.

The Latest 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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2e on YouTube

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

From the Blog

March 27: Common Core, ADHD, Name that Book, 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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