Parents tell us...
"I was afraid she was going to drop out."
"My daughter was bullied for half her sophomore year before she told me and we got help."
"He really struggled with all of the different classes, but the school worked with him to help him get through."
Testing for special education
High school options
Special education grievances and support
Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education: CADRE family resources
Resources for making school successful
Twice-exceptional (intellectually gifted students experiencing a disability)
Many students who are twice-exceptional have a delayed identification. Their disability might be hidden by their intelligence, or their disability could hide their giftedness. Many love to learn, but are not fond of school.
Oregon Department of Education: FAQs about Talented and Gifted Education
Sen Gifted.org: Is My Child Gifted?
Davidson Gifted.org: Articles on Intellectually Gifted Students Who Experience a Disability
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