Conditions Associated with 2E aka GLD

Disabilities associated with GLD
Disabilities associated with GLD –

Below is a list of conditions associated with Twice Exceptional Students also known in the NSW Schools system as Gifted with learning Disabilities. These students are intellectually gifted but they have something else going on which prevents them from being able to show their intelligence.  If these students were helped within the school system rather than left to do it all for themselves (many teachers thinking they are gifted and can do it themselves), things may be so much different for these students.   These conditions listed below rarely travel alone.  Often students may have  several of these conditions together

  • ADHD
  • Aspergers
  • Autism
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Learning Disabilities/Difficulties
  • Anxiety
  • Tourettes
  • TIC’s – can be verbal or motor
  • Auditory Processing problems
  • Oppositional Defiance Disorder
  • Bi Polar
  • Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Depression
  • Sensory intergration issues
  • Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Poor motor skills
  • Handwriting difficulties
  • Issues with executive function
  • Written expression difficulties
  • Visual Perception