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The Homeschool Diner's Guide to
Gifted Homeschooling -- Twice Exceptional
Resources for Specific Disabilities

Resource Guide to Twice Exceptional Children

by Julie Shepherd Knapp, copyright 2006

The Challenge of Gifted/Special Needs Child by Meredith Wardshaw

Pulling out! Making the Transition to Homeschooling When School
Isn't Working Any More by Susan Jones, M.Ed

"Gifted But Learning Disabled: A Puzzling Paradox" article by Susan

Uniquely Gifted and Eide's Neurolearning are great website resources
for twice exceptional issues

Giftedness and LD: Twice Exceptional and Still Struggling by Dr.
Sheldon H. Horowitz -- has a good list of "what to look for" in spotting

Gifted and Learning Disabled: Twice Exceptional Students by Dawn

Imagine Teaching Robin Williams: Twice-Exceptional Children in
Your School
by Carolyn Cosmos -- geared for the classroom, but many good suggestions

"The Mislabled Child" by Drs. Fernette and Brock Eide -- a long-awaited
book by two neurologists who specialized in brain-base learning difficulties.
The Eides believe that a child's unique strengths can be used to overcome
obstacles to learning. They discuss mislabeling and inadequate labeling,
and support parent's hunches that medications are not always the best way
to help children struggling with a learning disability.

The 2E Newsletter has both free and subscription features

"Mis-Diagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults" is
a book by James T. Web that helps parents distinguish between behaviors
associated with giftedness and behaviors associated with ADHD, ODD,
OCD, and Bipolar disorders.

How to request
ACT and SAT accommodations for learning disabilities:

WrightsLaw - legal issues for gifted/LD students:

NACG comments on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA):
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