2e students better served

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From Australia comes the news that they have now implemented a new mandate on how to identify and work with students who are both gifted and have a learning disability, the so-called 2e students.

The traditional way of identifying gifted students was to look at their achievement, but this overlooked students with hidden potential.

Dr Townend said twice-exceptional students need both learning support and enrichment or extension to reach their potential, and supporting the disability in the classroom was essential to level the playing field.

“It’s like giving a wheelchair to a child who cannot walk or glasses to a child who needs glasses,” she said.

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