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Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties

Scott Barry Kaufman


This book is dedicated to supporting children who simultaneously have areas of giftedness (i.e., have exceptional capacities, competencies, creativity, and commitments) while also having exceptional disability. So many of these “twice exceptional” (2e) kids are falling between the cracks in an educational environment that does not nurture and support all different kinds of learners and innovators and does not help them truly realize their potentialities as a whole person. The book, written by experts in the field, covers an array of cutting-edge, evidence-based issues and approaches dealing wi ... More

Keywords: twice exceptional, giftedness, learning disability, creativity, evidence-based

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190645472
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190645472.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Scott Barry Kaufman, editor
Professor of Positive Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

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Part I Identification

1 Finding and Serving Twice Exceptional Students

Barbara (Bobbie) Jackson Gilman and Dan Peters

2 Using a Positive Lens

Susan Baum and Robin Schader

3 Finding Hidden Potential

Edward R. Amend

Part II Supporting Twice Exceptional Students

9 It Takes a Team

Mary Ruth Coleman, Lois Baldwin, and Daphne Pereles

Part III Special Populations

14 Visuo-Spatial Skills in Atypical Readers

Maryam Trebeau Crogman, Jeffrey W. Gilger, and Fumiko Hoeft

15 Gifted Dyslexics

Susan Daniels and Michelle Freeman

17 Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Renae D. Mayes, Erik M. Hines, and James L. Moore III

Part IV Models

18 Bridges Academy

Carl A. Sabatino and Christopher R. Wiebe

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