Raising twice-exceptional children : a handbook for parents of neurodivergent gifted kids / Emily Kircher-Morris.
"Just because a child is gifted doesn't mean they don't have other types of neurodivergence, like ADHD, autism, dyslexia, and more. Conversely, even children with one of these diagnoses can be cognitively gifted. Raising Twice-Exceptional Children provides you with a roadmap to understand the complex makeup of your "gifted-plus," or twice-exceptional, child or teen. The book helps you understand your child's diagnosis, meet their social-emotional needs, build self-regulation skills and goal setting, and teach self-advocacy. It also shows you effective ways to collaborate with teachers and school staff, and it offers advice on finding strength-based strategies that support development at home. For too long, these kids have fallen through the cracks. This book provides key information on how to best support neurodivergent children by leveraging their strengths while supporting their struggles." -- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 1646322142
- ISBN: 9781646322145
- Physical Description: viii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2022.
- Copyright: ©2022
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What is neurodiversity? -- Gifted and... -- Identifying and understanding twice-exceptionality -- Talking about twice-exceptionality -- Communicating for connection -- Effective coparenting -- Skill #1 - self-advocacy -- Skill #2 - emotional regulation --Skill #3 - executive functioning -- Skill #4 - effective communication -- Skill #5 - self-directed motivation -- Assessing educational options -- Final thought.
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