Sep 21, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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EDUC 506 - Twice-Exceptional Learners


2 credit(s)
The main focus of the course is to assist educators, paraprofessionals and parents in understanding the phenomena of twice-exceptional studenets, recognizing the paradoxical characteristics and complex needs of twice-exceptional students and empowering those students to excel through collaboration and resources.  The course will explore twice-exceptional students who are gifted and are classified as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning disabled (LD), and students with Asperger’s Syndrome.  The course will address the identification process, classroom strategies involving differentation and technology, and support for ideas for collaborating with Special Education teachers, other specialists and parents.



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