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Brownstein, Beth – Gifted Child Today, 2015
This is a personal story of a twice-exceptional high school student.
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Comorbidity, High School Students, Learning Disabilities
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Gök, Bilge; Bas, Özlem; Tuncay, Aysegül Avsar – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
This is a qualitative case study of a gifted twice-exceptional student with impulse control disorder (ICD) co-diagnosed with depression. This study follows the 'case study' pattern (precedence). The data set of this study is composed of documents from a study involving a twice-exceptional student with adverse event sampling who has been selected…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Case Studies, Behavior Disorders, Depression (Psychology)
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Park, Soeun – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
Since the term twice-exceptional has been entered to the field of gifted education, many studies have investigated the population of students who possess both giftedness and disabilities. It has been shown that there are some challenges to recognizing twice-exceptional children due to current screening and identification process. For this reason,…
Descriptors: Gifted Disabled, Cultural Differences, Parenting Styles, Asian Americans
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Belanger, Derrick – Gifted Child Today, 2015
This is a personal account of a middle school twice-exceptional student in the heterogeneous classroom.
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Middle School Students, Inclusion, Learning Disabilities
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Lee, Chin-Wen; Ritchotte, Jennifer A. – Educational Forum, 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…
Descriptors: Gifted Disabled, Best Practices, Special Needs Students, Educational Legislation
Kaufman, Scott Barry, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
In an educational system founded on rigid standards and categories, students who demonstrate a very specific manifestation of intelligence flourish, while those who deviate tend to fall between the cracks. Too often, talents and interests that do not align with classroom conventions are left unrecognized and unexplored in children with…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Disabled, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia
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Ronksley-Pavia, Michelle; Grootenboer, Peter; Pendergast, Donna – Gifted Child Today, 2019
Bullying is known to be prevalent across social settings for children, particularly, for those who have disability and intermittently gifted students. What remains relatively underresearched is the phenomenon of bullying in the lives of twice-exceptional children. This article presents findings about the bullying experiences of eight…
Descriptors: Bullying, Academically Gifted, Disabilities, Comorbidity
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Bell, Sherry Mee; Taylor, Emily P.; McCallum, R. Steve; Coles, Jeremy T.; Hays, Elizabeth – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
From a sample of 1,242 third graders, prospective twice-exceptional students were selected using reading and math curriculum-based measures (CBMs), routinely used in Response to Intervention (RtI). These prospective twice-exceptional students were compared with non-twice-exceptional peers with similar strengths in either math or reading on CBMs…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Comorbidity, Academically Gifted
Reis, Sally M.; Baum, Susan M.; Burke, Edith – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2014
In this article, a new definition of twice-exceptional children is proposed. In addition to introducing this new definition, the authors provide a research-based rationale for the definition, offer a clear profile of twice-exceptional youth, and summarize the development of new programs and practices to enable these students to develop their gifts…
Descriptors: Definitions, Comorbidity, Academically Gifted, Learning Disabilities
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Pereira, Nielsen; Knotts, J. Dusteen; Roberts, Julia Link – Gifted and Talented International, 2015
Educational legislation and policy can lead to effective educational practices, especially for student populations that have had equal access to education addressing their needs, such as students with disabilities and gifted students. This study was an examination of state legislation and policy related to twice-exceptional learners in the United…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Educational Policy
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Owens, Charissa M.; Ford, Donna Y.; Lisbon, April J.; Owens, Michael T. – Behavioral Disorders, 2016
Existing research on students with twice-exceptional abilities concentrates on strategies to improve the educational experiences of individuals who demonstrate the comorbid presence of a talent for high academic achievement (often considered a strength) and a disability (often considered a weakness). However, this body of work typically excludes…
Descriptors: African American Students, Comorbidity, Academically Gifted, Disabilities
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Missett, Tracy C.; Azano, Amy Price; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Landrum, Kimberly – Exceptionality, 2016
Twice-exceptional students show evidence of high academic performance or potential and also have a disability that impedes their ability to learn. Twice-exceptional students remain under-represented in gifted programs, and some researchers attribute such under-representation to the negative beliefs and low expectations about twice-exceptional…
Descriptors: Teacher Expectations of Students, Gifted Disabled, Special Education, Case Studies
Ng, Susan J.; Hill, Mary F.; Rawlinson, Catherine – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2016
Twice-exceptional students are characterized by the almost paradoxical combination of giftedness accompanied by learning difficulties that hinder their ability to reach their potential in a traditional academic setting. This qualitative study examined the experiences of three twice-exceptional students during transfer to a New Zealand high school.…
Descriptors: Gifted Disabled, High School Students, Student Experience, Qualitative Research
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O'Sullivan, Muireann; Robb, Nigel; Howell, Stephen; Marshall, Kevin; Goodman, Lizbeth – International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education, 2017
Twice exceptional learners are intellectually or creatively gifted yet also experience one or more learning difficulties. These students face a unique set of challenges in educational settings. Recommended strategies for accommodating twice exceptional learners focus on--among other things--(1) providing freedom and variety, so that students can…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Student Interests, Relevance (Education), Educational Environment
Besnoy, Kevin D.; Swoszowski, Nicole C.; Newman, Jane L.; Floyd, Amanda; Jones, Parrish; Byrne, Caitlin – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2015
For many parents, successfully advocating for their twice-exceptional child can be intimidating and overwhelming. Using grounded theory, we conducted a study with parents (n = 8) of elementary age, twice-exceptional children to learn about their advocacy experiences. Findings revealed that parents simultaneously advocated for their child's…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Exceptional Child Research, Elementary School Students, Parent Attitudes
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