Finding Strengths

By |2020-02-05T15:25:01-04:00January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

By Lois Letchford My son failed first grade. The year was beyond terrible. Due to family circumstances, he moved on to second grade, with the thought that he would repeat this grade the following year. He was so far behind. I had spoken to his second-grade teacher. I found her to be delightful and caring. [...]

Creating Crises

By |2019-09-24T16:47:01-04:00September 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Sometimes, if I am entirely honest, I have to admit that I like to create crises for myself. Maybe “like” isn’t the right word.  I do get a certain kind of payoff from it though. I have a well-worn pattern. It starts when I need to do something I am afraid of because I don't [...]

One Teacher’s Experience With 2e Students

By |2019-07-26T10:55:35-04:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

By Rachel DeMaris When I was first introduced to the concept of the twice exceptional learner, I felt the piece of a lifelong puzzle finally drop into place.  “Whoa,” I thought. “That’s me!”  As a highly anxious child, I frequently suffered in silence in the traditional school setting where I was educated. I performed well [...]

The Loneliness of Parenting 2e Children

By |2019-10-10T22:05:45-04:00February 1st, 2019|2e Parent, Parent Community, Parenting, Self Care, Uncategorized|

I was speaking with another parent recently about the difficulty she is having with her twice exceptional 8-year-old. Most of the time he is a sweet, funny kid who likes to make up puns and is obsessed with Lego, Colonial American history and archeology. At the same time, he is prone to frequent meltdowns. When [...]