The differences in characteristics of gifted children vs. twice-exceptional children.

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It can be hard for teachers and parents to understand how  2e  or  twice-exceptional  students learn best. Here's how to identify and advocate for their needs.

An Expert’s Guide to Understanding Twice-Exceptional Children

It can be hard for teachers and parents to understand how 2e or twice-exceptional students learn best. Here's how to identify and advocate for their needs.

The readers' favorite posts on gifted and twice-exceptional (2e) children from My Little Poppies.

Our Top 5 Gifted and 2E Posts of 2014

The readers' favorite posts on gifted and twice-exceptional (2e) children from My Little Poppies.

"Screaming and No One Listening: #Advocating for a #2e (twice-exceptional) Child" By Dan Peters, PhD (http://www.greatpotentialpress.com/raising-creative-kids) and Julie Mills, LCSW

"Screaming and No One Listening: #Advocating for a #2e (twice-exceptional) Child" By Dan Peters, PhD (http://www.greatpotentialpress.com/raising-creative-kids) and Julie Mills, LCSW

Twice Exceptional Children (2e) - Twice-exceptional children are gifted children of above average abilities who have special educational needs - AD/HD, learning disabilities, Asperger Syndrome, etc. Because their giftedness can mask their special needs and their special needs can hide their giftedness, they are often labeled as "lazy" and "unmotivated".

Twice Exceptional Children (2e) - Twice-exceptional children are gifted children of above average abilities who have special educational needs - AD/HD, learning disabilities, Asperger Syndrome, etc. Because their giftedness can mask their special needs and their special needs can hide their giftedness, they are often labeled as "lazy" and "unmotivated".

Gifted children are, by their very nature, asynchronous. Twice-exceptional (2E) children are even more out-of-sync. These children are both gifted and learning disabled. These learning challenges can include anything from anxiety to autism to dyslexia and more. Because the disabilities are so varied, this population is diverse and all-too-often misunderstood. Many twice-exceptional children are able to...Read More »

What Twice-Exceptional Looks Like in Our World (and 5 Things that Help

Gifted children are, by their very nature, asynchronous. Twice-exceptional (2E) children are even more out-of-sync. These children are both gifted and learning disabled. These learning challenges can include anything from anxiety to autism to dyslexia and more. Because the disabilities are so varied, this population is diverse and all-too-often misunderstood. Many twice-exceptional children are able to...Read More »

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