Appreciating Diversity of 2e

As a psychologist specializing in diagnosing and serving twice-exceptional children, I have seen a marked increase in the number of 2e clients in the last 15 years. As a presenter, I have also observed increased interest in the twice exceptional worldwide. It is likely that 2e Newsletter is at least partially responsible for both trends. One of the purposes of 2e Newsletter has been to increase public awareness of dual exceptionality, and I believe it has accomplished this mission.
Thank you to Linda Neumann and Mark Bade for your visionary recognition that this community needed its own publication — its own voice. You have worked tirelessly for the last 15 years to provide us with updates on every aspect of the intersection of giftednes...

 

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About Linda Kreger Silverman

Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, speaker, and author. She is the founder and director of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development and its subsidiaries, Gifted Development Center (GDC) and Visual-Spatial Resource in Denver, Colorado. Trained in educational psychology and special education, she has been studying the psychology and education of the gifted since 1961 and has written over 300 articles, chapters, and books, including Counseling the Gifted and Talented, Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner, and Advanced Development: A Collection of Works on Gifted Adults. Her latest book is Giftedness 101 (New York: Springer, 2013). She has studied over 6,000 children who have been assessed at GDC, the largest data bank on this population.