Not available August 17? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.The academic potential of twice exceptional students is considerable — strong memories, large vocabularies, unusual emotional depth, divergent thinking — but coexisting conditions like ADHD can complicate learning and teaching.
In class, 2e children may perform above average in some areas and below average in others. The strengths and challenges can be unpredictable, making life feel chaotic and overwhelming for some students.Identifying students who are twice exceptional, and understanding the impact of their unique hurdles, is the first step to coping with stress and avoiding burnout.In this webinar, 2e families and teachers will learn:Have a question for our expert? There will be an opportunity to post questions for the presenter during the live webinar.Mary Ruth Coleman, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist Emeritus at the FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill, where she directs Project U-STAR~PLUS (Using Science, Talents and Abilities to Recognize Students ~ Promoting Learning in Underrepresented Students).As a child she was held back in the 3rd grade because she could not read.
She then graduated from high school early and began college at age 16. Her experiences as a student, a teacher, and researcher have been central to the support she has offered to others who are 2e.She has numerous publications including “Educating Exceptional Children, 15th” (with the late Samuel A.Read more on additudemag.com