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Special Education Parental Advisory Council

Twice Exceptional Child

From Wrights law

Federal Definition of “Giftedness”

girl student at blackboard in classroomThe US government defines “Gifted & Talented” students as those…“who give evidence of high achievement capability in areas such as intellectual, creative, artistic, or leadership capacity, or in specific academic fields, and who need services or activities not ordinarily provided by the school in order to fully develop those capabilities.” 20 U.S.C. Section 7801(22). (Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind, Title IX, Part A, (22). p. 526)

National Association for Gifted Children