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Rebecca S. Banks, MA, coauthor of The ADHD-Autism Connection, is a veteran educator, national speaker/trainer, and mother of two twice-exceptional children.
Temple Grandin, PhD, is a professor, prolific author, and one of the most accomplished and renowned adults with autism in the world.
Table of Contents
|About the Authors||p. ix|
|Authors' Note||p. xi|
|Who They Are|
|Twice Exceptional: A Nontraditional View of Giftedness||p. 3|
|Recognizing 2e: A Confusing Mix of Abilities and Challenges||p. 17|
|2e, ADHD, and Labels: Misunderstanding Behaviors and Missing Deficits||p. 37|
|Autism and 2e: A Better Understanding of Deficits and Behaviors||p. 57|
|Why They're Stuck|
|A Layman's Guide to the Dsm: The Flawed System That Traps Our Children||p. 81|
|Fact or Fallacy: Questioning the Validity of the Adhd Diagnosis||p. 101|
|Misunderstanding the Spectrum of Autism: An Important "e" in 2e||p. 119|
|2e Students and Education: Too Bright, Too Broken||p. 139|
|How to Help Them|
|Diagnosing the Whole Child: Identifying Abilities and Minimizing Deficits||p. 165|
|Educating the Whole Child: Nurturing Abilities and Supporting Challenges||p. 183|
|Conclusion: Ensuring the Best Future for Our Brightest Minds||p. 209|
|Additional Resources||p. 219|
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