UConn Launches Five-Year 2e/Autism Research Project

It is widely accepted that there can be significant overlap among cognitively diverse people and those with autistic indicators. But the 2e community has been in need of a detailed, long-term study of the intersection between twice-exceptionality and autism spectrum disorder (itself an inaccurate term since “disorder” depends on point of view). The University of Connecticut is set to provide that research.

UConn, and specifically its Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development, has announced a five-year program to implement academic and non-academic, evidence-based learning strategies for high school and college students who are both 2e and ASD. Project 2e-ASD intends to bring their research and practical res...


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About Stuart Matranga

Stuart Matranga is an author and journalist who has written for Rolling Stone, Maxim, and other magazines. As a teacher, he specializes in students who are reluctant readers. Stuart has extensive experience teaching and working with twice-exceptional students.