New Book Serves as a How-To for 2e Advocacy

Book Review — Gifted Minds Empowered: Advocacy to Develop Gifted Children’s Strengths by Barbara Jackson Gilman

Barbara Jackson Gilman writes about gifted and twice-exceptional (2e) children from a perspective of compassion and understanding that stems from her professional and personal experiences. Gilman is associate director of the Gifted Development Center in Denver, Colorado, where she assesses gifted children — many with learning disabilities and underachievement issues — and offers guidance to parents and school personnel on ways to meet the learning needs of these children.

Gilman also is the mother of highly gifted sons.

She begins the introduction to her new book with words taken from one of her earlier books – word...


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About Linda C Neumann

Linda C. Neumann is the former editor of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter, the co-publisher of the Spotlight on 2e Series of booklets on twice-exceptionality, and the co-curator of The 2e Resource website (