ERIC Number: EJ1164740
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
Seeing and Supporting Twice-Exceptional Learners
Lee, Chin-Wen; Ritchotte, Jennifer A.
Educational Forum, v82 n1 p68-84 2018
Through a four-part discussion, this essay advocates for seeing the characteristics and special needs of gifted students with disabilities and using best practices to support their learning. Part 1 delineates the evolution of the legislative acts and professional initiatives regarding twice exceptionality. Part 2 discusses the educational rights of twice-exceptional learners. Part 3 presents challenges to understanding and supporting this student population, followed by a call for ongoing personnel training in part 4.
Descriptors: Gifted Disabled, Best Practices, Special Needs Students, Educational Legislation, Educational Practices, Student Characteristics, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Disabilities, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
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