NAGC Conference Offers Tips to Educators, Parents of 2e Kids

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — When encountering a twice-exceptional student, educators most often turn to gifted teachers or specialists for answers.

That’s according to survey results shared by Dr. Susan Assouline in a preconvention session at the 2019 National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) in Albuquerque. The session, entitled “Successful Education Outcome Strategies for Twice-Exceptional Students,” focused on identification of and intervention for 2e students. It was led by Drs. Assouline, Megan Foley Nicpon, and Alissa Doobay of the Belin-Blank Center at the University of Iowa, and Dr. Susan Baum of the Bridges 2e Center for Research and Professional Development.

Gifted ed specialists made up the largest share of the roughly ...


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