Gifted and twice-exceptional children are complex (and amazing!) and require modifications in teaching and parenting. Here are a few resources to help you understand your child’s unique characteristics and give you practical tools for supporting your child’s growth.
- A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children, by James Webb and others
- Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students, by Christine Fonseca
- Giftedness 101, by Linda Silverman
- Living with Intensity, by Susan Daniels and Michael Piechowski
- Micro-schools: Creating Personalized Learning on a Budget, by Jade Rivera
- Raising Your Spirited Child, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
- The Explosive Child, by Ross W. Green
I have found the 2e Newsletter (www.2enewsletter.com) to be an amazing resource for parents and teachers of 2e children. I highly recommend a yearly subscription (only $35/year).
- “Gifted But Learning Disabled: A Puzzling Paradox” by Susan Baum, http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/eric/e479.html
- “Twice-exceptional Students: Who Are They and What Do They Need?” by Micaela Bracamonte, http://www.2enewsletter.com/article_2e_what_are_they.html
- Different Minds, by Deirdre Lovecky
- Misdiagnosis and Duel Diagnosis of Gifted Children and Adults, by James Webb and others
- The Mislabeled Child, by Drs. Eide
- Twice-Exceptional Gifted Children: Understanding, Teaching, and Counseling Gifted Students, by Beverly Trail
- Upside-Down Brilliance, by Linda Silverman
I would love to hear what resources have helped you in supporting your gifted and twice-exceptional learners! Let me know in the comments below.