Maybe you know a bright child who seems lazy – a child who just never seems to work up to his or her potential. Children who are gifted in intelligence account for three to five percent of all children. Of those, however, as many as one-fifth may have some kind of learning difficulty.

These are “2e kids twice-exceptional children. They're exceptional because they’re gifted and exceptional because they have learning disabilities, learning disorders, attention difficulties, or just plain learning differences.

Use the links on this page to find out more about twice exceptionalities.