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In a special post, guest blogger Amy Simko, co-leader of Gifted in Michigan, writes about Twice-Exceptional Learners
Twice exceptional refers to a person who is both gifted and learning disabled in one or more ways. Twice exceptional children are not often correctly identified in our schools and those who are discovered rarely have a place in school that provides what they need. Here’s an experiment for you…ask the next 10 people you meet what twice exceptional means. Chances are you’ll receive a few guesses and a lot of strange looks. Now that’s not so hard to believe, but now try asking 10 teachers what twice exceptional means. The result will not be so very different from the random sample. In fact, I’ve met medical professionals who had not heard the term before.
Funding cuts at our public schools have led to reduced resources, lower training budgets and fewer special…
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