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What Teachers Can Do to Help with Time Management

This article, by Sandra Rief, M.A., focuses on how teachers can help AD/HD students build their organizational and time management skills. This advice can be applied to many students (2e or gifted) who face…

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Helping 2e kids in the transition to college

This article, written by Meredith G. Warshaw, was first printed in the July 2006 2e Newsletter and discusses how parents can help 2e students prepare for college life, including advocating for themselves. Author: Warshaw,…

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The Tortoise Hypotheses

This article by George W. Dorry, Ph.D. addresses some of the psychological measures of processing speed and outlines some hypotheses to explain individual cases. Author: Dorry, G. Publisher: 2e Newsletter Year: December 2004 The…

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Strategies for Teaching Twice-exceptional Students

This article provides a number of strategies for teachers who work with learning-disabled students, teachers who work with gifted potential, and guidelines for parents. Author: Winebrenner, S. Publications: 2e Newsletter (originally appeared in Understanding…

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Homeschooling Twice-Exceptional Children

This Tips for Parents article is authored by Meredith Warshaw from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She discusses how homeschooling is often a good option for twice exceptional children because it…

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Gifted children with Asperger’s Syndrome

This article by Maureen Niehart suggests approaches for the teacher who works with young people with Asperger’s Syndrome. AS is a disorder in the autism spectrum that is observed in some gifted children. Gifted…

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Gifted girls

This article by Joan Smutney addresses some of the issues gifted girls face once they are in school. Gifted girls may feel they have to pay a high price for their talent because they…

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Vulnerabilities of highly gifted children

While this is an older article, it provides a good summary of the social and emotional dimensions of giftedness that still rings true for many gifted children today. This article by Wendy Roedell points…

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