The Paradox of Twice-Exceptionality
This article discusses the challenges faced by individuals who have both exceptional abilities and disabilities. These individuals, known as “twice-exceptional” or “2e,” often go undiagnosed and unsupported due to a lack of understanding of their unique needs. The article highlights the need for specialized assessments and interventions for 2e individuals in order to help them reach their full potential. It also discusses the importance of understanding and recognizing the strengths and weaknesses of 2e individuals, rather than focusing solely on their deficits.