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The Center Offers Twice-Exceptional Learners Seminar

The Center Offers Twice-Exceptional Learners Seminar

The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University will host The Eye of the Storm: Services for Twice-Exceptional Learners at the Carroll Knicely Center, 2355 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY, Tuesday, September 13, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (CDT).  Twice exceptional learners have a disability yet are gifted in their thinking. The target audience for the workshop includes special education, gifted education, and regular education teachers as well as counselors, administrators, and parents. Thanks to the generosity of the Arts Education Task Force – Twice Exceptional Foundation, the seminar is free.

This program will be lead by Elizabeth Nielsen, Ph.D., and Dennis Higgins, Ed.D. Dr. Nielsen is an Associate Professor of Special Education at the University of New Mexico and served as the coordinator for the Gifted Education Teacher Training program focusing on gifted populations with disabilities.

Dr. Higgins has been a teacher of twice-exceptional children with the Albuquerque Public Schools. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles and several book chapters and videos that focus on twice exceptional learners.

Please submit this registration form so that we know you plan to attend. You may do so via fax (270.745.6279), email (gifted@wku.edu) or by mailing it to the address listed on the form.  There is more information about The Center’s educational offerings on The Center for Gifted Studies website, www.wku.edu/gifted, under Programming.

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