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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 – September/October, 2014

Focus: 2e Tips and Resources for the New School Year

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Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Helping Twice-exceptional Learners Start the New Year – Elizabeth Nielsen and Dennis Higgins share strategies for helping 2e kids find success in the classroom. (Available to subscribers)

Follow the Fear Pat Sciortino offers tools teachers can use to help 2e students anticipate “curves in the road” in the writing process (Available to subscribers)

Second Editions: Updates to Some Useful Resources Reviews of some “new and improved” versions of books we’ve reviewed and recommended in the past. Read it.

Operational Definition of Twice-exceptionality Introduced A definition aimed at helping identify 2e students. Read it.

2e Tech: Project-based Learning and Educational Technology Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Peer Influence is Very Real Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: Picture Books as Lilterature? Read it.

News – Read it.

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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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

November 20: Three great perspectives from parents of 2e kids, plus items on ADHD, dyslexia, 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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