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The Day I Learned I Was Twice Exceptional


I recently started reading a book called, “To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled.” This book talks about students, as well as adults, who have both a disability — the main examples are learning disabilities, autism, ADHD, and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) — and traits of giftness, high intelligence, or talents.

However, there are certainly other disabilities and health (mental or physical) challenges that can make someone fall into this category.

I sought out this specific book suspecting that I may be considered 2e, or twice exceptional. As I read on, I learned that I am indeed twice exceptional.

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