Twice-Exceptional Gifted Children
Understanding, Teaching, and Counseling Gifted Students
- Available for pre-order. Item will ship after February 22, 2022
Twice-Exceptional Gifted Children, Second Edition provides informed recommendations for improving screening, identification, and services for gifted students with disabilities. This essential resource equips educators with an overview of who these students are, how teachers can tap into their strengths and support their weaknesses, and educational strategies to help them succeed in school and beyond.
Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest research and advances in the field, the Second Edition includes new content outlining the positive and negative impacts of Response to Intervention (RtI) on 2E learners and recommends comprehensive assessments to identify their strengths and challenges, determine significant discrepancies in abilities, and evaluate any impacts on their learning and academic performance. This new edition also includes revised recommendations for screening and identifying 2E students, critical insights for understanding and supporting mental health issues, and updated analysis from the DSM-5 for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disorder, and ADHD.
Ideal for teachers, coaches, and administrators looking to better understand their most talented learners, the fresh strategies, updated definitions, and comprehensive assessments included in this book will ensure that twice-exceptional gifted students don’t just survive in the classroom, but thrive.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Unique Learners 3. Collaborative Process 4. Intervention Continuum 5. Nurture Gifted Potential 6. Support Cognitive Style 7. Encourage Academic Achievement 8. Foster Social Relationships 9. Promote Emotional Understanding 10. Self-Actualization 11. Conclusion 12. References 13. Appendix: Planning Continuum for Helping Twice-Exceptional Gifted Students Succeed 14. About the Author
Beverly A. Trail, Ed.D is the National Association for Gifted Children’s Special Population Network Chair. She is a twice-exceptional consultant, trainer, researcher, and frequent presenter at the National Association for Gifted Children and Council for Exceptional Children Conventions.