Articles on Twice Exceptionality

The Dichotomy of my 2e Child

by Julie F. Skolnick, M.A., J.D.  Your child is amazing. Your child is disrespectful. Your child is bright. Your child cannot write. Your child has such empathy. Your child does not know how others feel. Your child will change the world. Your child does not know how...

Talking Circles: The 2e Student: Damaging Myths

The 2e Student: Damaging Myths by Dr. Michael Postma The seventh grade classroom hummed as the students worked in small groups to complete the assigned project for Ms. Lindy. Some groups worked quietly while others tested the threshold of Ms. Lindy’s patience with...

Talking Circles: You Aren't Going to Get There Paddling That Old Boat

You Aren't Going to Get There Paddling that Old Boat: Why we cannot and will not adequately meet diversity goals in gifted education with the same old system By Kathleen Casper There are some problems that we need to address and it is critical that we find new...

The Twice Exceptional: A Population Explosion?

The Twice Exceptional: A Population Explosion? by Michael Postma As I sat enjoying the Carolina sun sitting near our community pool last summer, I could not help but overhear a conversation between a mother and her husband regarding the educational dilemma facing...

Talking Circles: 2014 Wrap Up

Talking Circles: 2014 Wrap-Up by Tiombe Bisa Kendrick-Dunn Take some time during this holiday season to look back over the dynamic articles featured throughout 2014 in our Talking Circles column. “Our children live in an ever-changing digital world and their digital...

100 Words of Wisdom: Kari DeMarco

100 Words of Wisdom: Kari DeMarco “He’s underperforming.” “Not listening.” “He has potential; just needs to try.” I’ve heard it all. Taken it with humility. My son has dealt with it and survived the disdain. We knew he was gifted, knew he had ADHD. But many teachers...

100 Words of Wisdom: Linda C. Neumann

100 Words of Wisdom: Linda C. Neumann We can become so overwhelmed with current challenges of raising gifted or twice-exceptional children that we lose perspective. We fear they’ll never fit in, be unable to manage away from home, never be able to earn a living. But...

Director’s Corner: Alphabet Soup and Stardust

Director’s Corner: Alphabet Soup and Stardust by Evelyn King Metcalf From the back seat of the van I hear the most amazing music. That’s where my daughter shares it with me. I rarely see her otherwise, tucked up in her room, under her covers. It’s been a hard winter....

100 Words of Wisdom: Linda Neumann

100 Words of Wisdom: Linda Neumann A message to parents of twice-exceptional children: It’s OK to be out of step. Your kids already are. Their amazing strengths and great challenges put them on a different path from most friends and classmates. That means you as...

Tips On Identifying 2E Students

Tips on Identifying 2E Students By Rose Blackett (Editor’s Note: This piece by SENG Director and New Zealand Association for Gifted Children (NZAGC) President Rose Blackett is part of the 2012 National Parenting Gifted Week Blog Tour. Be sure to check out the full...

Gifted and Underachieving…The Twice Exceptional Learner

Gifted and Underachieving… The Twice Exceptional Learner by Melissa Sornik, LMSW This article is reprinted with permission of Long Island Parent magazine. Jason, age 19, breezed through school with little effort until his last two years of high school. Disorganized...

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