2e Resources Partner Directory
Once you’ve met one 2e person, you’ve met one 2e person! But there is ONE THING every 2e person has in common; they need resources for their strengths and their struggles.
Resources found on this page address needs of 2e families, educators, clinicians and 2e adults. Feel free to browse through our 2e Partner listing and learn about their services, products and programs. Links and emails are provided for your convenience in order to send questions directly to the source.
With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC provides comprehensive consultation, education and advocacy training for PARENTS of twice exceptional (gifted with learning differences) children, EDUCATORS, CLINICIANS and 2e adults. Julie Skolnick, Founder, utilizes a unique process for parents to gain a deeper understanding of their twice exceptional children's strengths and struggles. She guides parents in learning about their own parenting patterns and family dynamics and teaches strategies to shift from REACTING to RESPONDING to their children. Julie serves as "quarterback" for parents to learn how to increase happiness and calm in the home, how to more effectively communicate and collaborate with school, extended family and others to bring out the best and raise self-confidence in their 2e children. For EDUCATORS, Julie provides training on what it means to be twice exceptional and best practices in the classroom for engagement, addressing underachievement and challenging behaviors, and creating connections. Julie mentors TWICE EXCEPTIONAL ADULTS, helping them understand lifelong challenges and helping them identify strengths and passions in order to find fulfillment personally and professionally. CLINICIANS look to Julie to help them understand complex client profiles and assist in communication with parents.
Matthew Zakreski, PsyD is a high energy, creative clinical psychologist who utilizes an eclectic approach to meet the specific needs of his neurodiverse clients. He specializes in working with children and adolescents, as well as their families, in providing therapy and conducting psychological evaluations. He is proud to serve as a consultant to schools, a professor at the university level, and a researcher and author on his specialty, Giftedness. Dr. Zakreski is a member of Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG), the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), and the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children (NJAGC). He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (PAGE) Board of Directors. He has given professional talks, trainings, and keynote addresses at these organizations and others. Dr. Zakreski is the founder and lead clinician at The Neurodiversity Collective, where he provides therapy, coaching, training, and psychological assessment.
FlexSchool is a unique learning network for gifted and twice exceptional (2e) middle and high school students. At this time two campuses serve the Tristate area, one in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey and another in Bronxville, New York.
FlexSchool embraces students for who and where they are, then supports them as they learn to thrive. Small, ability and discussion based classes taught by subject experts ensure meaningful conversations and the opportunity to ask high-level questions. The faculty, trained and supported by learning specialists and mental health professionals, focuses on critical thinking in all areas of learning.
Recognizing that many students live outside of our region, FlexSchool is designed to welcome students virtually into our campus classrooms through our Cloud Classroom program. If private instruction or support is needed, students join their teacher via video conferencing for private classes.
we think & do differently — it's in our DNA.
at rethinkreframe we like to play & experiment (quite) a bit.
that means extraordinary ideas + art + design + content and sharing the way we think & do because we believe it's a good way to live.
exploration & experimentation, asking questions, valuing the experiential, multiple perspectives, tuning in, and a constant analytical finger on the pulse are at the core of everything we do. dynamic, divergent, quirky — we celebrate minds that never stop moving.
at our creative studio, we offer content, products, and transformative collaboration for those eager to think & do differently. explore thought-provoking design and content including our new "let's think & do differently idea to action cards" — grounded in psychology and design best practices, the digital (& printable) kit encourages experimentation, shifting perspective, and learning by doing, providing a springboard for creatively engaging with all kinds of challenges and projects at school and at home.
our growing body of exploration & experimentation tools and creative content offers educators, parents, and professionals who support 2e and multi-exceptional learners new ways to develop and nurture unique thinkers & doers.