Gifted and twice exceptional

Term twice exceptional (or 2e) often refers to intellectually gifted children who also have some form of disability or learning differences.

Our eldest is an amazing, creative, passionate, curious and intense out-of-the-box thinker. Knowing that he really is gifted and that his mind really does work differently explained so many quirks, answered so many questions and helped us reconnect and not feel so isolated and frustrated.

  1. Reading Aloud To Wiggly Kids Build early literacy through reading aloud and fostering lifelong love for books. Tips and tricks that will help your wiggly child enjoy reading time.
  2. What Is Your Superpower? Struggles that come with ADHD go beyond distractibility. Low self-esteem and self-worth, immaturity, low frustration tolerance, impaired sense of time, poor motivation and underachievement often accompany the stereotypical impulsivity.But did you know that people with ADHD also have some amazing superpower?
  3. Teaching Backwards: Why We Don’t Focus On the Basics When asked about out homeschooling style, I often compare it to falling down the rabbit hole: we find a fascinating subject and explore it, we often go off in a tangent and take unexpected turns. In this post I share what works for our little 2e homeschool.