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Definition of Twice Exceptional

Disabilities/Challenges

Students who are identified as gifted and talented in one or more areas of exceptionality (specific academics, intellectual ability, creativity, leadership, visual or performing arts) and also identified with one or more specific diagnosable conditions [which may not be diagnosed], such as learning disabilities, mental health problems, neurological disorders, physical handicaps, or the asynchronicity that occurs due to the discrepancy between mental age and chronological age that may or may not impede their progress in life.

Idaho SDE, 2010