When I was approached to lead a seminar examining advocating for the twice-exceptional and/or profoundly gifted child in a traditional school setting, I was unsure what direction the seminar would take. I was pleased to see that we took many, interesting, provocative directions that challenged me to think creatively about advocacy efforts for these terrific kids. The following is a summary of the main ideas that were developed as a result of the seminar. It is hoped that this brief report will help guide parents in their own advocacy efforts.
Ideas for Advocacy:
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