Twice Exceptional Learners

a special issue of "Gifted Child Today"
Mary Ruth Coleman & Julia Link Roberts, guest editors

From the introduction to Twice Exceptional Learners: "The National Twice-Exceptional Community of Practice definition of twice-exceptional (2e) children provides an opportunity to increase the awareness of this special needs group. This definition provides information that will assist various stakeholder groups in addressing the needs of 2e individuals—both their strengths that need to be developed and their challenges that require support..."


Defining Twice Exceptional “2e”
By Mary Ruth Coleman and Julia Link Roberts

Twice-Exceptional Learners
The Journey Toward a Shared Vision

By Lois Baldwin, Susan Baum, Daphne Pereles, and Claire Hughes

State Law and Policy Related to Twice-Exceptional Learners
Implications for Practitioners and Policymakers

By Julia Link Roberts, Nielsen Pereira, and J. Dusteen Knotts

Into the Wilderness . . .
The Parents of a Twice-Exceptional Child Look Back and Offer Hope

By M. Elizabeth Nielsen and L. Dennis Higgins                         

A 2e Parent’s Journey
Persistence, Partnership, and the Provision of Unconditional Love

By Michelle Brownstein                           

Making It Real
The Voice of a Student Who Is 2e

By Beth Brownstein

Elementary Teacher’s Role
Helping Each Child Bloom

By Tamara Fry

The 2e Student in the Heterogeneous Secondary Classroom
By Derrick Belanger

The Principal
The Time Has Come to Stop Talking and Start Doing

By Julie Fahey

Voices From the Field
Central Office Administrators

By Ken Dickson

Special Education Coordinator
Learning Lessons From All Our Students

By Donna Satterley

Voices From the Field
School Psychologists

By Emily W. King, Thomas Schanding, and Gail Elmore

The Role of Clinical Psychologist
Building a Comprehensive Understanding of 2e Students

By Edward R. Amend and Dan Peters

Twice Exceptionality From a Practitioner’s Perspective
By Stuart Omdal

Voices From the Field
The Higher Education Community

By Megan Foley-Nicpon

Meeting the Needs of Students With 2e
It Takes a Team

By Mary Ruth Coleman and Shelagh Gallagher

Using This Special Issue
Putting Ideas Into Practice to Make a Difference

By Mary Ruth Coleman and Julia Link Roberts

Available here: Gifted Child Today
Citation: Coleman, M. R., & Roberts, J. L. (Eds.). (2015). Twice exceptional children [Special issue]. Gifted Child Today, 38(4).