Twice Exceptional: The Intersection of Giftedness & Learning Disabilities


Presenter: Timothy Gangwer
Core Area: Creativity & Instructional Strategies, Differentiated Curriculum
Grade Level: Primary and Secondary
Hours: 1 

Twice Exceptional students, or those with both high abilities and a learning disability, have been something of an enigma for educators in the past. Thanks to the work of Tim Gangwer and so many others, educators now have the resources necessary to equip themselves to meet the needs of twice exceptional students.

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

© Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented, Austin, Texas 2020

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"Twice Exceptional: The Intersection of Giftedness & Learning Disabilities" provides you with a plethora of insightful information, plus easy to implement activities for your classroom.

In this 1-hour course, you will learn:

  • What it means to be Twice Exceptional(2E)
  • The strengths and challenges associated with 2E learners
  • The importance of collaborating with Special Education
  • Specific disabilities that will help you identify your 2E learners
  • The importance of music in creating “Atmospheric wallpaper”
  • 15 steps to cultivate lifelong learning

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

This course is aligned with 2016 ODE Teacher Competencies d, e, and NAGC Teacher Preparation Standards 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 5.5.

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646 reviews for Twice Exceptional: The Intersection of Giftedness & Learning Disabilities

  1. Katie – FAYETTEVILLE-PERRY LOCAL (verified owner)

    Very informative for those who will be working with 2e students

  2. Aimee – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    LOTS of great information!

  3. Crystal – WODEN ISD (verified owner)

    It was very descriptive and informative.

  4. John – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    very informative

  5. Jessica – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    2nd training from Timothy Gangwer, exceptional speaker!

  6. Anna – BRAZOS ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative.

  7. Vicki – CHISUM ISD (verified owner)

    Clarifies the different learning disabilities.

  8. Kelsey – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    I liked it.

  9. Belinda – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    This course was very informative and I can implement the strategies I have just learned.

  10. Giselle – SAN FELIPE-DEL RIO CISD (verified owner)

    interesting course

  11. Amanda – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    Engaging visuals and videos!

  12. Marlene – HILLSBORO CITY (verified owner)

    Same old stuff.

  13. Claudia – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    Well organized and interesting.

  14. Brent – DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD (verified owner)

    Presenter was easy to follow and passionate.

  15. Tabitha – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    This was a great course! I especially appreciated the more detailed description of the different disabilities.

  16. Lyndsay – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)


  17. Amanda – IRONTON CITY (verified owner)

    Good, thorough overview of many different twice exceptional categories with strategies and information for educators.

  18. Jenna – WORTHINGTON CITY (verified owner)

    I enjoyed the pace of the course and the breaks in between information.

  19. Patricia – ELYRIA CITY SCHOOLS (verified owner)

    It was interesting to learn how students are learning in various ways.

  20. Julie – NORTHRIDGE LOCAL (verified owner)

    Absolutely one of the better modules I have taken to increase my abilities within my classroom.

  21. Marlen – DONNA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (verified owner)

    I enjoyed the information presented how he gave good examples. The activities he had audience try did give a visual on how Dyslexia mind works.

  22. Andy – COLUMBUS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (verified owner)

    Presenter was very knowledgeable in this area.

  23. Devry – PROSPER ISD (verified owner)

    Helpful information on understanding “2e” learners.

  24. Melissa – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Enjoyed the information and strategies.

  25. Iris – SAN BENITO CISD (verified owner)

    It was great information on 2e students.

  26. Carrie – River View Local Schools (verified owner)

    This was a good and interesting course

  27. debbie – ALVARADO ISD (verified owner)


  28. Maria – SAN BENITO CISD (verified owner)

    I greatly enjoyed this course and the ideas/strategies it suggests using not only with twice exceptional students, but with all students. Great Training!

  29. Amanda – CORPUS CHRISTI ISD (verified owner)

    This is a fabulous course. I think everyone should learn about the disabilities and learn to help students excel.

  30. Janie – ROSCOE ISD (verified owner)

    Very nice conference.

  31. Ileana – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    Great strategies

  32. Julia – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent courses I wish I could have acess to pwerpoints to presnt to my campus

  33. Lucinda – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    This is a good course that gives more in depth information of the different learning disabilities that students can have in the classroom.

  34. Silvia – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    The content was great. The sound was not. Provide closed captioning for all sessions.

  35. Lorena – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative

  36. Tamara – RANKIN ISD (verified owner)

    I appreciate the information shared in this course.

  37. Debbie – DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD (verified owner)

    This course provides awareness and some typical signs of varying disabilities and disorders we may have in our classroom. The speaker does a good job of providing ideas (such as simulations) to help other students empathize with these students.

  38. Sarah – CARROLL ISD (verified owner)

    I enjoyed learning about the different characteristics of people with Autism, Tourette’s, and ADHD.

  39. abby – LITTLE CYPRESS-MAURICEVILLE CISD (verified owner)

    very good representations

  40. Anna – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Good information .

  41. Luis – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent course!

  42. Ashley – MANOR ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent and engaging presenter

  43. Saul – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great examples

  44. Noemi – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  45. Ellen – Los Angeles Unified School District (verified owner)

    I really liked it. All the information was presented in various ways and given time to reflect. It talked about several disabilities that most teachers would have in their class and struggle with.

  46. susan – MIDWAY ISD – WOODWAY (verified owner)


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