Books on Other Learning Issues ((Twice Exceptional, Visual-Spatial, Dyslexia, etc)

Image of Different Minds: Gifted Children With Ad/Hd, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits

Different Minds: Gifted Children With Ad/Hd, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits

Deirdre V. Lovecky (2003)

The author guides parents and professionals through methods of diagnosis and advises on how best to nurture individual needs, positive behavior and relationships at home and at school, using case studies to illustrate emotional, intellectual, creative and social development.
Image of In the Mind's Eye: Visual Thinkers, Gifted People With Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties, Computer Images and the Ironies of Creativity

In the Mind's Eye: Visual Thinkers, Gifted People With Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties, Computer Images and the Ironies of Creativity

Thomas G. West (1997)

The author examines the learning difficulties experienced by these people and others, and how recent neurological research shows an association between visual talents and verbal difficulties. His book probes new data on dyslexics to see how computers enhance the creative potential of visual thinkers, as well as interactive computer applications to all levels of education and work.
Image of Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults

Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults

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This resource describes overexcitabilities in children and adults and provides essential information about Dabrowski’s Theory of Positive Disintegration. The book includes practical methods for nurturing sensitivity, intensity, perfectionism, and much more.
Image of Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, Ocd, Asperger's, Depression, and Other Disorders

Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, Ocd, Asperger's, Depression, and Other Disorders

F. Richard Olenchak, Paul Beljan, Edward R. Amend, Nadia E. Webb, Edward R. Amend, Nadia E. Webb, Jean Goerss, James T. Webb (2004)

Physicians, psychologists, and counselors are unaware of characteristics of gifted children and adults that mimic pathological diagnoses. Six nationally prominent health care professionals describe ways parents and professionals can distinguish between gifted behaviors and pathological behaviors.
Image of The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success

The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success

Fernette Eide, Brock Eide (2006)

The Eides are physicians who specialize in treating children with learning challenges, such as ADHD, autism and dyslexia. Based on physiological research on brain development, the authors discuss children's learning strengths and weaknesses and how to make the most of their potential. These people understand the 2e issues of giftedness combined with learning disabilities. Highly recommended.
Image of A Parent's Guide to Gifted Teens: Living with Intense and Creative Adolescents

A Parent's Guide to Gifted Teens: Living with Intense and Creative Adolescents

Lisa Rivero (2010)

This book helps parents to view the challenging years of middle school and high school not merely as college prep, but as a preparation for life. Learn how to understand the adolescent's intensity and excitability, how to nurture creativity and self-directed learning, how to offer support without taking control.
Image of Raising Topsy-Turvy Kids: Successfully Parenting Your Visual-Spatial Child

Raising Topsy-Turvy Kids: Successfully Parenting Your Visual-Spatial Child

Linda Silverman, Alexandra Shires Golon (2004)

A celebration of the gifts of students who prefer a visual-spatial learning style and who can use help in the following areas: spelling; handwriting; taking timed tests; memorizing times tables; getting and staying focused during auditory lectures; creating outlines and written reports; and lots more. Website for Visual Spatial Resource Center at the Gifted Development Center: www.visualspatial.org
Image of Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World: Unlocking the Potential of Your ADD Child

Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World: Unlocking the Potential of Your ADD Child

Laurie Parsons, Jeffrey Freed (1998)

An in-depth look at visual-spatial kids and gifted kids with ADD. Includes strategies to help these kids cope and succeed.
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The Spatial Child

John Philo Dixon (1983)

One of the first books written about this topic. Although often a primary sign of giftedness, spatial ability may be unrecognized, misdiagnosed or misunderstood. The author describes ways to identify spatial children and methods of classroom instruction, with emphasis on approaches that encourage the spatial gift while compensating for possible deficiencies, especially in social learning, the language arts and memory. Includes a section on the lives of spatial geniuses such as Picasso, Einstein and Newton.
Image of The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD

The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD

John F. Taylor Ph.D. (2006)

Written in a clear and kid-frien