The talents of some of our most brilliant kids may never be recognized because these children fall into a group known as twice exceptional, or "2e". These kids are both gifted and diagnosed with a disability—often ADHD or an Autism Spectrum Disorder—leading teachers and parents to overlook the child's talents and focus solely on weaknesses. This book sheds light on this vibrant population, identifying who twice exceptional children are and taking an unflinching look at why they're stuck.
Teacher Tip: The Dos and Don’ts of Fidgets for Kids
"Fidgets, like squeeze balls and key chains, are self-regulation tools that promote movement and tactile input. They can be great for kids who struggle with attention, focus and sensory processing. But in my many years as a teacher and parent, I've often seen them misused."
For World Autism Awareness Day---"SpeechSnacks" page dedicated to ASD, ADHD and special dietary needs---includes recipes and resources for those looking to feed their children a gluten-free, casein-free diet.
my daughter has ADHD, ODD, Anxiety, Learning Disorders, OCD, anger issues, socialization problems, sensory Integration issues, and I think she's depressed sometimes. she gets bullied at school as well, and no adults seem to ever see or hear anything.