Talking to 2e Kids about George Floyd, Protests & COVID

Dr. Lesli Preuss

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the protests related to police brutality dominating the news and playing such prominent roles in our daily lives, it is important to consider how children digest these events. This concern is especially relevant for twice-exceptional learners, who often process information much differently than their neurotypical peers.

2e News chatted with Dr. Lesli Preuss, a clinical child and family psychologist who specializes in the treatment of 2e and intellectually gifted children and adolescents, to discuss how best to talk to twice-exceptional kids about these issues.

Q: In general, how might twice-exceptional students respond differently to crises as compared to neurotypical peers?

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