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Being a Detective Allows Parents and Educators of 2e Children to Identify Triggers and Focus on Strengths

I just read a wonderful article on how to treat “picky eaters.” What I love about this piece is that the professional’s process mirrors the process I take  parents through to assess their child’s or student’s challenging behavior. Always...

Identification, not Education is the Problem with Gifted Programs

A recent article published in the Seattle Times, (“All Children are Gifted Just in Different Ways,” Feb. 7, 2020, ) lashes out at #giftedprogramming as racist, in fact, author @davidgardner, refers to what he calls “so-called ‘gifted’ education” as...

New Year’s Resolutions for Parents and Teachers of Twice Exceptional Students

Making New Year’s Resolutions for some, is a yearly tradition. The new year presents a precipice of dual directional perspective; looking back and finding things to change while looking forward at a life we want to live. In essence we seek to reboot the system,...

Comparing Apples to Oranges

I don’t know where you live, but I live in a bubble. The bubble where I live simmers with high maintenance, high achievement, and high expectations from families, parents, schools and selves. The 2e population suffers when this pot, roiling of self-comparison, boils...

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