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Twice-Exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted Students

Twice-Exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted Students

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March 2014 | 184 pages | Corwin
Gifted students that are at-risk because of learning disabilities, gender issues, and/or economical disadvantages are highlighted in this volume, which also discusses methods for resolving the issues that prevent these students from realizing their promise.
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Susan Baum
Introduction to Twice-Exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted Students
Susan Baum
1. An Enrichment Program for Gifted Learning Disabled Students
Sally M. Reis, Joan M. McGuire, and Terry W. Neu
2. Compensation Strategies Used by High-Ability Students With Learning Disabilities Who Succeed in College
Susan Baum, F. Richard Olenchak, and Steven V. Owen
3. Gifted Students With Attention Deficits: Fact and/or Fiction? Or, Can We See the Forest for the Trees?
Maureen Neihart
4. Gifted Children With Asperger's Syndrome
Sally M. Reis
5. We Can't Change What We Don't Recognize: Understanding the Special Needs of Gifted Females
Jean Sunde Peterson, Heather Rischar
6. Gifted and Gay: A Study of the Adolescent Experience
Howard H. Spicker, W. Thomas Southern, and Beverly I. Davis
7. The Rural Gifted Child
Joseph S. Renzulli, Sunghee Park
8. Gifted Dropouts: The Who and the Why

"This is one of those 'You'd better read this or you'll lose your card-carrying status in gifted education' volumes. It will keep you informed, knowledgeable, educated, and well researched!"

Gifted Education Communicator, Fall/Winter 2005

Susan Baum

Susan Baum is a professor at the College of New Rochelle where she teaches graduate courses in elementary education and the education of gifted and talented students. She received a B.S. degree in elementary and special education from Syracuse University and an M.A. degree in learning dis-abilities from Montclair State College. She earned a doctorate at the University of Connecticut in the education of gifted and talented. Dr. Baum has had over 30 years’ experience in the public schools as a classroom teacher, special education teacher, teacher of the gifted, learning disabilities specialist, and an educational consultant. Dr. Baum’s... More About Author

Sally M. Reis

Sally M. Reis is a professor and the department head of the Educational Psychology Department at the University of Connecticut where she also serves as principal investigator of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. She was a teacher for 15 years, 11 of which were spent working with gifted students on the elementary, junior high, and high school levels. She has authored more than 130 articles, 9 books, 40 book chapters, and numerous monographs and technical reports.  Her research interests are related to special populations of gifted and tal-ented students, including: students with learning disabilities, gifted... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781412904322