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About the Editor Contributors Introduction Scott Barry Kaufman Part I: Identification 1. Finding and Serving Twice-Exceptional Students: Using Triaged Comprehensive Assessment and Protections of the Law Bobbie Gilman and Dan Peters 2. Using a Positive Lens: Engaging Twice-Exceptional Learners Susan Baum and Robin Schader 3. Finding Hidden Potential: Toward Best Practices in Identifying Gifted Students with Disabilities Edward R. Amend 4. Misconceptions About Giftedness and the Diagnosis of ADHD and Other Mental Health Disorders Deirdre V. Lovecky 5. Knowns and Unknowns about Students with Disabilities Who Also Happen to Be Intellectually Gifted Steven I. Pfeiffer and Megan Foley Nicpon Part II: Supporting Twice-Exceptional Students 6. How We Can Recognize and Teach Twice or Multi Exceptional Students Susan Winebrenner 7. 2E and Social-Emotional Development: One Label, Many Facets Judy Galbraith 8. Advocating for Twice-Exceptional Students Rich Weinfeld 9. It Takes a Team: Growing up 2e Mary Ruth Coleman, Lois Baldwin, and Daphne Pereles 10. Educating the Twice-Exceptional Child: Creating Strong School-to-Home Collaborative Partnerships Kevin Besnoy Part III: Special Populations 11. Attention Divergent Hyperactive Giftedness: Taking the Deficiency and Disorder out of the Gifted/ADHD Label Charles Fugate 12. Appreciating and Promoting Social Creativity in Youth with Asperger's Syndrome Matthew D. Lerner and Rebecca M. Girard 13. The Spectrum of Twice Exceptional and Autistic Learners and Suggestions for Their Learning Styles Richard O. Williams and Jeffrey Freed 14. Visuo-Spatial Skills in Atypical Readers: Myths, Research and Potential Maryam Trebeau Crogman, Jeffrey Gilger, and Fumiko Hoeft 15. Gifted Dyslexics: MIND-Strengths, Visual Thinking, and Creativity Susan Daniels and Michelle Freeman 16. Being 3E, a new look at culturally diverse gifted learners with exceptional conditions: an examination of the issues and solutions for educators and families Joy Lawson Davis and Shawn Anthony Robinson 17. Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Supporting the Educational Success of Twice-Exceptional African American Students Renae D. Mayes, Erik M. Hines, and James L. Moore III Part IV: Models 18. Bridges Academy: A Strengths-Based Model for 2E Carl Sabatino and Chris Wiebe 19. Integration and Dynamic Adaptation in the Formation of a Novel 2e School Model Kimberly Busi and Kristin Berman Index

About the Author

Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD, is an author, researcher, speaker, and public science communicator who is interested in using psychological science to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and meaningful life. He is a professor of positive psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and author and/or editor of 7 other books, including Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined and Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind (with Carolyn Gregoire). His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Scientific American, Psychology Today, and Harvard Business Review, and he writes a blog at Scientific American called Beautiful Minds. Kaufman is also host of The Psychology Podcast.

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"Scott Barry Kauffman has revitalized the ongoing intellectual discourse on twice exceptionality, bringing great minds together in this useful and timely anthology." --Kiesa Kay, BSJ, MA, ACFI; editor of Uniquely Gifted: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of the Twice Exceptional Student "Finally, an excellent thorough science based guide for the parents, teachers and therapists of the one in five children who struggle with a learning disability and have gifted potential. Scott Barry kaufman has assembled the worlds experts in twice exceptional children to inform the way families and schools can educate with an eye towards maximizing potential and minimizing struggle. A long needed and excellent resource." --Gail Saltz, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell School of Medicine; author of The Power of Different: The Link Between Disorder and Genius "When it comes to understanding people who learn differently, Twice Exceptionality (2e) is perhaps one of the newest and most important concepts available to us right now. In recent years, Scott Barry Kaufman has emerged as one of the nation's most potent voices for those who learn differently, so it is fitting that through his unique lens and under his leadership, this first of its kind volume would find its way to our bookshelves. He has thoughtfully assembled some of the most essential minds from the fields of giftedness and intelligence to help us better understand 2e people of all ages and backgrounds. And, in a world where multiple intelligences inevitably converge with multiple identities, this diverse compendium on Twice Exceptionality is important and timely reading that will help steer educators, families, advocates, policy makers and the generally curious into a place of deeper compassion for those who learn differently-something we especially need as we move into the next decade of the 21st century." --Marc Smolowitz, Independent Filmmaker

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