Highly Gifted Children
Volume XII Number 2
Fall 1998

A pulication of The Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children

Twice Exceptional Children

In this issue:

The Two-Edged Sword of Compensation: Theories to Build On? by Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D.

Asynchrony is magnified when high levels of intellegence are combined with disabilities...

Asynchrony and Mental Health: A Model for Understanding the Relationship by Marlo Payne Rice

In all children, regardless of thier gifts and deficits, there must be a balance between their input of information, the level at which they are able to process that information, and the rate at which they can successfully demonstrate new learning...

Scholastic Gardens: A Look At My Academic Experience by Ben Cyr

I am a knowledge garderer. I plant thoughts and sow seeds of mental enlightenment...

Dyslexia and the Seeds of Genius by Ronald D. Davis and Abigail Marshall

When one thinks of genius, the inventive minds of Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, or Leonardo da Vinci typically come to mind...

An Anomaly: Parenting a Twice Exceptional Girl by Kiesa Kay

The letters leap and dance on the page, and it is only with the most painstaking effort that she can write at all.

A Profile of a Twice Exceptional Program: A Personal Journey by Dr. Dennis Higgins

...for an entire school year, I was to teach a full-time, self-contained program for twice exceptional children.

Special Ed. or Gifted? It May Be Hard To Tell by Susan Winebrenner

In spite of all the time spent... a child who is twice exceptional will probably be identified only for her disability and rarely for her strengths...

Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Hollingworth Center Conference, May 1 - 2, 1999

"Two Roads Diverged in a Wood, Who Am I and Where Am I Going?"

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