What We Have Learned: Experiences in Providing Adaptations and Accommodations for Gifted and Talented Students With Learning Disabilities

Weinfeld, Rich; Barnes-Robinson, Linda; Jeweler, Sue; Shevitz, Betty Roffman
September 2005
Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p48
Academic Journal
The article presents information on providing adaptations and accommodations for twice exceptional students. Twice-exceptional students, that is, students who are gifted and have learning disabilities (GLD), often need to have appropriate adaptations and accommodations so that they can effectively gain access to enriched and accelerated instruction. A review of the research about GLD students and about successful programs for them reveals that the most important component in the education of GLD students is providing gifted and talented instruction in the student's areas of strength. However, programming for GLD students must simultaneously furnish support in the student's areas of weakness. INSETS: What Does the Literature Say About Providing?.;Resources That Describe the GLD Program in?.;Additional Resources to Explore..


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