Sally Reis on 2e: We Must Improve Identification of 2e Girls

Identifying gifted children sometimes can be a challenge. Properly identifying and supporting twice-exceptional students often is orders of magnitude more difficult.

When it comes to identifying female students who are gifted or 2e, the challenge can be even greater.

Dr. Sally Reis chatted with 2e News recently about the work she is doing in this area and how we can go about helping teachers and school districts address the issue of the under-identification of gifted and twice-exceptional girls. She also expressed the need for a talent development element to be included in every IEP.

"If (in) every single meeting that a teacher and parents have about a 2e child there was one part of that meeting that focused on interests and streng...


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