Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker’s article gives anecdotes of unique challenges and practical applications of how to support twice-exceptional children. Her tips are aimed to help the twice-exceptional population avoid feeling isolated and misunderstood.

The mission of the Belin-Blank Center is to empower and serve the international gifted community through exemplary leadership in programs, research, and advocacy. Through several initiatives including: The Acceleration Institute, The Belin-Blank Center identifies gifted, talented, and artistic learners; provides assessment, counseling, and consultation services; increases awareness and use of acceleration; and facilitates the professional development of educators and administrators.

Beljan Psychological Services specializes in pediatric neuropsychology.  They provide an array of diagnostic and treatment services including assessment, consultation, psychotherapy, neurocognitive therapy, reading intervention, and forensic evaluation. Associates are trained in an array of specialties, including learning disabilities, executive function disorders, depression, anxiety, gifted identification, and family counseling. Dr. Paul Beljan is an expert in evaluating and understanding gifted children and their common misdiagnoses, as well as authored and co-authored several books and publications about giftedness and misdiagnosis.

In addition to her practice in Santa Monica, Dr. Beth is a consultant and evaluator for the Mirman School for Gifted Children, Head Start Preschools, the Pasadena School District Preschool Team, and more. She offers assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning related to giftedness, kindergarten readiness, learning disorders, and austistic spectrum disorders. She also helps develop IEPs, consult on school placement, and review previous assessments.

Big Minds is an attachment-based, community focused school in Pinole, CA designed to give 2e students the time and support necessary to grow into thoughtful, articulate citizens.

This book is authored by Kelly Hirt, a public school teacher with 25 years experience who understands the frustration felt by many teachers and parents. After realizing that her own son was one of these unique learners, Hirt developed strategies that any teacher or parent can readily implement. She outlines 12 strategies to design a supportive, safe, and encouraging learning environment for twice-exceptional students.

Bridges Academy is dedicated to understanding and educating gifted and highly gifted students with learning differences (twice-exceptional or 2e students) and fostering a successful academic and social experience for students and for the broader community through work of two divisions: Bridges Academy and The Center for Twice-Exceptional Research and Professional Development (The 2e Center). Located in Studio City, CA, the Academy serves students 4th through 7th grade (The Phoenix Program) and 7th through 12th grade (The Da Vinci Program).

Bright Not Broken sheds new light on this vibrant population by identifying who twice-exceptional children are. The authors show what can be done to help 2e children, providing a whole child model for parents and educators to strengthen and develop a child’s innate gifts while also intervening to support the deficits.

Brightmont Academy offers full-time private school, individual courses, and tutoring. At the center of Brightmont’s personalized learning approach is one-to-one instruction: one highly qualified teacher working with one student throughout every learning session. To foster continual progress, each teaching moment is optimized to accommodate a student’s needs. Brightmont Academy’s approach has been successful for a variety of students, including homeschool, gifted, and 2e students.

Brock’s Academy is a fully accredited private school offering premium one-on-one tutoring and private school options as well as classes. Since its doors opened in 2005, Brock’s Academy has worked with students and their families to define learning goals and uncover learning passions. They provide the most flexible alternative educational services available by tailoring curriculum, instructional methods, class schedules, and even teaching locations to ensure students receive the best educational outcome. They specialize in teaching students challenged by learning issues including autism disorders, dyslexia, dysgraphia, anxiety and depression disorders, and twice-gifted students.

California Advocacy Group specializes in helping families with children diagnosed with or suspected of having developmental disabilities—from mild to severe—obtain the tools, programs and social services needed for the best quality of life.

Catherine Zakoian, MA, NCC, LPC is a national certified, and licensed professional counselor in private practice in Boulder, Colorado. For over twenty years she has specialized in counseling services for gifted, twice-exceptional (2e), and profoundly gifted children, adolescents, teens, adults, families and organizations. Her earlier career in management within creative entrepreneurial organizations further informs her educational consultation practice where she assists public, independent, and alternative PreK-12 programs and schools employing and serving gifted and neurotypical populations to establish and maintain psychologically healthful workplace and learning environments. She is the author of Raising Gifted Children: A Practical Guide for Parents Facing Big Emotions and Big Potential (Rockridge Press, 2020).

Dr. Cathy Cohn, winner of the Impact on Education award for the Boulder Valley School District, is an advocate for teaching social-emotional skills in school. From her practice in Colorado, she offers psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy, and is very experienced with working with gifted and twice-exceptional children who struggle with anxiety, self-esteem, motivation, or other obstacles.

The Center for Identity Potential offers specialized counseling and consultation services for gifted, talented and exceptional people. Their team utilizes a group evaluation process with a systemic approach to access the various factors affecting each client’s presenting concerns and tailor our support to meet these needs. Along with general mental health concerns, they work with those struggling with learning problems or what can be called Twice Exceptionality, ADHD and executive functioning concerns, anxiety, depression, anger issues, emotional sensitivities and other issues relevant to the gifted, talented and exceptional population.

CNLD in Ann Arbor, Michigan provides services such as assessment, therapy, intervention, and advocacy for twice-exceptional children and children with other educational concerns.

The mission of the Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is to facilitate educational and emotional support for gifted children and their families in the greater Chicago area, hosting events by region in Chicago, North Suburban Chicago, West Suburban Chicago, and South Suburban Chicago. CGCC is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization created by parents of gifted children with the intention of unifying the many meetup groups, school related organizations, and parent groups throughout the Chicago area.