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Course Description

Twice exceptional (2E) means being gifted, or having high intellectual potential, and one or more anomalies that make accessing that potential challenging.

This course will explore twice exceptionalities: Being gifted plus another diagnosis or learning difficulty.

The course will look at what being twice exceptional really means and how it impacts students and teachers in educational settings.


Anyone interested in learning more about giftedness and/or twice exceptionalities including early childhood teachers, primary teachers and secondary teachers.

Teaching Standards

1.6.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Strategies to support full participation of students with disability: Design and implement teaching activities that support the participation and learning of students with disability and address relevant policy and legislative requirements

$  199 + GST - Individual Enrolment
$1250 + GST - Team Enrolment

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"Excellent in all regards. I would recommend this course to all teachers regardless of their clientele."

- Steven Wood, Maronite College of the Holy Family

"This was relevant, insightful and useful for future programming. The thoughts shared from 2E students and their parents was very thought-provoking and provides a really thorough understanding of the impact of teachers on students identified (and not identified) as 2E."

- Jacquelyn Greenland, Parkes Christian School

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

  • 2

    Twice exceptional (2E)

    • What is twice exceptional?

    • Video: What is 2e Twice Exceptional?

    • 2E

    • Twice exceptional

    • Reflection Questions

    • Possible exceptionalities...

    • Let's check our learning...

    • Collaboration -suggested activity

  • 3

    Supporting 2E students in the classroom

    • 2E students in the educational context

    • Let's think about identification

    • Characteristics

    • Question time!

    • Twice exceptional needs

    • Let's think about...

    • Collaboration - suggested activity

  • 4

    Tools and strategies

    • The needs of 2E students

    • Supporting twice exceptional students in school PDF

    • Reflection Questions

    • Other accomodations...

    • Strategies

    • Reflection Questions

    • Let's check how we are going...

  • 5

    Insight into 2E: Child and parent voice

    • Reflection

    • Child and parent voice: What twice exceptional children and parents of twice exceptional parents want you to know.

    • One final insight...

    • Reflection Question - One final insight

    • Child and parent voice

    • 2E students profile

    • Final reflection...

    • Final reflection...

    • Collaboration - suggested activity

  • 6

    In conclusion...

    • To think about...

    • In your own time...

    • And finally...

    • Course Feedback

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Completing Twice Exceptional (2E) Students will contribute 3.5 hours of NSW Education Standards Education Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Students/Children with Disability, addressing standard descriptor 1.6.2 from the Australia Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.



Natasha Siryj

Natasha Siryj

Natasha is a qualified teacher (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary). She has undertaken education research and has worked in a variety of settings, including community services, local government and education. Sharing her own lived experience of being an autistic individual, Natasha has presented at conferences and symposiums, and has been a speaker on consultancy and co-design. She has developed and delivered professional development training to teachers across Australia.

Natasha has two children, both of whom are neurodivergent. This, combined with her own lived experience as a ‘twice exceptional’ individual, provides her with unique insight. She appreciates and understands the challenges and needs of neurodivergent children in our current education system, from both the teacher and parent perspective. Passionate about creating a better understanding and support of neurodivergent individuals, Natasha aims to assist others to form a better understanding of neurodiversities such as autism and giftedness.

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