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Rethinking Schools Article: 10 Quick Ways to Analyze Children’s Books for Ableism

Center for Parent Information & Resources Videos and Resource documents for Supporting Students with the Most Intensive Needs

Article: Helping Students Understand and Accept Their Learning Disabilities: The Demystification Conference

Article: Understanding Children’s Hearts and Minds: Emotional Functioning and Learning Disabilities

Article: Celebrating Strengths and Talents of Children with Dyslexia: An Educational Model

Rethinking Schools Article: Disabled Education

Rethinking Schools Article: A Ghetto Within a Ghetto: African-American Students are Over-Represented in Special Education Programs

NEA’s Twice Exceptional Dilemma

  • Twice-exceptional children — those with both a disability and a gift or talent — present education professionals and families with significant challenges. This guide focuses on the identification considerations, common characteristics, obstacles and learning difficulties, roles and responsibilities for educators to ensure the academic success of the largest group of twice-exceptional children — those who have a disability and are also academically gifted.