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Recognize and support twice-exceptional / 2e students to help them succeed in school—and beyond.

Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom

Available August 2021. Twice-exceptional (2e) learners have often been misunderstood, disciplined, unchallenged, and left behind. Even as awareness of 2e students has grown, educators are still in need of practical tools to recognize and support their twice-exceptional students. This book answers that need, providing teachers with accessible information about twice-exceptional diagnoses and suggested accommodations, modifications, and collaboration with other educational professionals.

Dedicated to the needs of all 2e students, the first part of the book covers identifying and understanding 2e students, strength-based instruction, motivation and self-regulation, and executive functioning skills. The second part details how gifted students are affected by another diagnosis, including:
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Processing difficulties
  • Anxiety-based diagnoses
  • Depression and other mood disorders
This book equips educators with information that will make it easier for them to advocate for their 2e students, including what they need to know about the individualized education plan (IEP) and Section 504 plan process. Special topics, such as gifted students with physical disabilities, students experiencing trauma, and gifted learners from diverse backgrounds, are also included.

With Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom, educators can better identify, support, and meet the needs of their 2e students.
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Available August 2021
Illustrated: 1-color
Audience: Classroom teachers, gifted education teachers, special education teachers, counselors, administrators, grades K–12
Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 248
Digital Content: Includes reproducible forms from the book

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