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Please choose from the following resources.

1. "
Gifted But Learning Disabled: A Puzzling Paradox"
This article lists of some of the common characteristics of students with learning disabilities, how this may affect the child in an educational setting, and points for consideration during assessment. The educational needs of these students are explored as well as other factors, such as environment, that may help the child be more successful.

2.
"Academic Strategies That Work for Gifted Students With Learning Disabilities"
In this article, Mary Ruth Coleman gives a guideline for how to work with twice-exceptional students in the classroom. She focuses on 4 variables that can be adjusted to modify the environment or assignment to optimize student performance: time, structure, support, and complexity.

3.
Learning Disabilities Online
This online resource contains information about learning disabilities as well as ADHD. Basic information about learning disabilities is presented in a clear format and there are additional pages for educators, parents, and kids. Multiple topics pertaining to learning disabilities are further discussed including behavior, social skills, identification, and helpful accommodations. There is a glossary provided that contains both educational and psychological terms.

4.
To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled: Strategies for Helping Bright Students with LD, ADHD,
and More (book)
This book contains three sections focusing on strengths and weakness, the psychological theory behind twice-exceptionality, and interventions to help students experience greater success in the classroom. Identification concerns are also presented.

5.
The 2e Reading Guide: Essential Books for Understanding the Twice-exceptional Child (Spotlight on 2e Series)
The Spotlight on 2e Series was written especially for parents and teachers of twice-exceptional learners. In this publication special focus is placed on the differences between learning differences and learning disabilities, and the specific needs of twice-exceptional students with learning disabilities.