Twice-Exceptional Kids: A Guide for Assisting Students Who Are Both Academically Gifted and Learning Disabled

Twice-Exceptional Kids: A Guide for Assisting Students Who Are Both Academically Gifted and Learning Disabled

by Rosemary Callard-Szulgit, Ed.D, Ed D. Rosemary Callard-Szulgit
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1578867789

ISBN-13: 9781578867783

Pub. Date: 03/20/2008

Publisher: R&L Education

Twice Exceptional Kids ,is a response to education intervention with a practical and common sense approach for the identification, understanding, and education of academically gifted children, handicapped by one or more learning disabilities. In this book, the author provides a thorough explanation of the various special education needs hindering the identification

Overview

Twice Exceptional Kids ,is a response to education intervention with a practical and common sense approach for the identification, understanding, and education of academically gifted children, handicapped by one or more learning disabilities. In this book, the author provides a thorough explanation of the various special education needs hindering the identification, schooling and social successes of the twice exceptional, while supplying methods and best practices for positive behavioral support (PBS) of the students in their school and home environment. To be effective, education programs need to incorporate a variety of components to meet the challenging needs of the twice exceptional. This book provides them. Steps for positive advocacy are given along with appendices of appropriate support organizations and parenting groups. Twice Exceptional Kids is a helpful stratagem for all educators and parents interested in providing the appropriate education for these special children and helping them achieve to their fullest potential.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578867783
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
03/20/2008
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Who Are the Twice-exceptional? Chapter 2 Models of Service for the Twice-Exceptional Student Chapter 3 Asperger's Syndrome Chapter 4 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)Autism/PDD Chapter 5 Deafness and Hearing Loss Chapter 6 Dyslexia Chapter 7 Emotional Disturbance Chapter 8 Epilepsy Chapter 9 Learning Disabilities Chapter 10 Traumatic Brain Injury Chapter 11 Visual Impairments Chapter 12 Four Questions and Answers Chapter 13 Advocacy for Twice- Exceptional Chapter 14 Twice Exceptional Children Speak To Us

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