PROJECT2EXCEL was designed to change the way we look for, serve, and support learners who are gifted and also have various additional exceptionalities, including attention deficit disorders, autism spectrum disorders, behavioral and emotional disorders, and learning disabilities. These children are frequently overlooked for gifted services.Results of the 5-year, federally funded, Javits Grant project include:
The outcome of this project is an improved system for supporting and educating twice-exceptional kids so that their academic giftedness can be developed while their learning deficits are addressed through the use of appropriate educational interventions.
For more information about PROJECT2EXCEL, view the PowerPoint presentation entitled Understanding PROJECT2EXCEL.
Our 20 Parent Modules, designed for guiding parent discussion groups, are complete and ready for your use. Please attribute our materials to Project2Excel, and if you get a chance, let us know how you are using them!
Looking for a gifted and/or twice-exceptional community, or just interested in learning more? See our external resources page for links to great websites and resources.
Interested in earning your twice-exceptional certification? A new cohort starts in 2013.
Check back for more news about the new summer workshops!
Looking for ideas to help you modify your curriculum for twice-exceptional learners? See sample work from the teachers participating in Project2Excel.