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Dysgraphia Q & A

This article contains answers to commonly asked questions about dysgraphia. Publisher: 2e Newsletter Year: May/June 2011 This article was reprinted with permission from the May, 2011, issue of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter. Q. What is dysgraphia? A. Dysgraphia is…

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The Goldilocks Question: How to Support your 2e Child and Get it “Just Right”

This article examines three situations common to twice-exceptional children and their parents. From them, guidelines to help parents determine just how much support to give their struggling twice-exceptional children are provided. Author: Neumann, L.…

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Gifted children: Emotionally immature or emotionally intense?

This article by Lesley Sword examines the emotional intensity of gifted children in terms of the overexcitabilities that are a component of Dabrowski’s theory of emotional development. Descriptions of emotional intensity are given together…

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Stealth dyslexia

This article, written by Brock and Fernette Eide, discusses the concept of hidden dyslexia, which can be a common problem among intellectually gifted children. Author: Eide, B. & Eide, F. Publisher: 2e Newsletter Year: October 2005 When…

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How to explain IQ testing to your gifted child

This article explains how parents can explain the results of IQ testing as part of a gifted identification evaluation through the school. Author: Post, G. Publisher: Gifted Challenges Year: 2015 A few reminders about…

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Discovering highly gifted students

This article by Jan Hansen discusses the history and methods of above-level testing. The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is a test commonly used for above-level testing because it gives specific information regarding levels of…

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Eight considerations for mathematically talented youth

This article explores things to consider for the mathematics curriculum for students who are talented in math. Subject acceleration is explored and SMPY is discussed. Authored by Julian Stanley, Ann Lupkowski and Susan Assouline.…

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Communicating Effectively with Your Gifted Child’s School

This article provides parents with a wealth of advice on communicating with their gifted students’ teachers. Author: Smutny, J.F. Publications: Parenting for High Potential Publisher: National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Year: August 2015 Editor’s Note: One of…

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