What’s 2e?

It’s short for twice-exceptional, a term often used to describe kids who are exceptional because they’re gifted and because they have learning disabilities, learning disorders, attention difficulties, or just plain learning differences. Find out more.

Search the public area of this site.

Important news about changes to 2e Newsletter. Read it here.

Current Issue – September/October, 2018

Focus: 15 years of 2e

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Perspectives – The Evolution of 2e: 15-year Perspectives from Susan Baum, Dan Peters, Meredith Warshaw, and Marlo Payne Thurman. Read it.

Perspectives – Directions to the Future: 15-year Perspectives from Paul Beljan, Kim Busi, and Deirdre Lovecky. Read it.

Perspective – Appreciating the Diversity of 2e: 15-year Perspective from Linda Silverman. Read it.

A Little Ray of Hope – An essay of reassurance from a 2e kid who's grown up. Read it.

Goodbye 2e Newsletter, Hello 2e Resource. Read it.

Final Words from a Co-Publisher. Read it.

From the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development. Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: A Trilogy Not to Be Overlooked. Read it.

Dear Dr. Sylvia: Single Mom Needs Help Quickly. Read it.

News & Events

Attention All New and Renewing Subscribers to 2e Newsletter

Looking to subscribe or renew your subscription? Please go to 2eNews.com, where the new publishers of the newsletter are ready to process your subscription or your renewal.


2e Newsletter free email briefing

Sign up for E2e, our email Briefing

Comes twice a month, loaded with pointers to articles and resources for the 2e community. It's free!

See a sample briefing.

Sign up for free issues.


Spotlight on 2e Series:

Informative, easy-to-understand 25- to 40-page booklets in print or PDF versions. Great for expanding your own understanding of twice-exceptionality or for helping others better understand these often misunderstood kids. 

Find out more.



Looking for a good book for a 2e Reader?

See our book columnist Bob Seney's most recent annual list of top picks for gifted and 2e kids. Also, check out the newest addition to our Spotlight on 2e Series, Bob Seney: On Books. It's a collection of Professor Seney's columns from 2e Newsletter, filled with recommendations for books for gifted and twice-exceptional young people. Find it!

Find a Service Provider in Our 2e Provider Database

Check out our database of professionals who provide services to the 2e community. You can find a provider at http://2eproviders.info. You can refer a provider at http://2eproviders.info/submit; use 2edb as a username and access77 as a password.

Check out our advocacy resources!

Visit the new Advocacy area of our website. Find articles, resources, and a valuable listing of Department of Education clarifications of federal law as it pertains to twice-exceptional students.

From the Blog

Find the latest news and information of the interest to the 2e community giftedness, ASD, dyslexia, resources, and more. See the most recent post. See all past postings.

Looking for a school for your 2e child?

See our updated information on private schools for 2e kids, part of our listing of schools and programs for twice-exceptional children.

Free Information!

Take advantage of the many free resources available on our website. You'll find 15 years' worth of columns by current and past columnists ranging from reviews of book for 2e readers, to technology tips to help 2e learners, to experiences shared by parents of 2e children. Browse through nearly 50 articles on a host of 2e-related topics. And read about research-based teaching strategies that work for 2e learners.

2e Learners: An Annotated Bibliography

Looking for information on twice-exceptionality? Here's an annotated bibliography of research and writings on the topic of twice-exceptional learners that includes resources from 2009 through 2013. We thank the FPG Child Development Institute and Mary Ruth Coleman for making this resource available to 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter.

Screen capture

2e on YouTube

Have you visited our YouTube channel, Your2eTV? There you'll find a video on "the basics of 2e" that tells what twice-exceptionality is all about. And there's more a video that features 2e expert and educator Susan Baum, Ph.D., providing tips to both parents and educators; a video featuring Beverly Trail, Ed.D., author of the book Twice-Exceptional Gifted Children (from Prufrock Press), who offers tips for educating twice-exceptional students; and a video by educational consultant Matthew Wanzenberg on the transition from high school to college for twice-exceptional students and how a coach can help during that transition. 

5 Things You Can Do to Be More Engaged in the 2e Community

We understand that whatever role you have in the 2e community (and some of you have multiple roles), you’re likely to be challenged for time. That said, we’d like to offer some ideas for ways in which we can all strengthen our community. Read more.


We tweet notices of new blog postings or of special articles of interest. We're @2enewsletter and we always include the hashtag #2ekids. We suggest you use #2ekids should you tweet items of interest to the 2e community.

2e Newsletter award 2e Newsletter on Facebook

What Subscribers Say About 2e Newsletter



We use no cookies on this site, nor do we track and/or collect any individual, personal information. For interested parties who sign up for our complilmentary briefing, we collect (at the party's option) first and last names and (mandatory) email addreses. We do not share that information with others.