Year 2020, Volume 7 , Issue 3, Pages 121 - 129 2020-12-15

At a glance of twice-exceptional children on psychological perspective

Mahsa AMİRİ [1]

Description of twice-exceptionality is a relatively new term in education, counselling, and psychology. Twice-exceptional ‎learners are students who, despite having high abilities in some areas, show disabilities in many aspects of learning, which often causes the disabilities of these individuals to hide their high abilities. A defect in cognitive processing often causes a deficiency in auditory and visual processing and reduces their slow processing of information and has a negative impact on their academic achievement. It is very difficult for them to prioritize and plan. They are easily distracted and experience problems when concentrating and maintaining attention. It is difficult for them to think in the form of a linear model and they may not even be able to follow their desired path. Some of the other cognitive and interpersonal characteristics of the twice-exceptional student from a psychologically perspective are: High level of energy reasoning and problem-solving, High energy level, high advance in divergent thinking and extremely creative, High level of reasoning and problem-solving abilities, Superior verbal .on the other hand, Difficulty relating with peers, weak social skills, avoided from peers and does not attend in school activities, Highly sensitive to criticism, negative Perfectionist, which means who is scared to risk making a mistake, suffering from High levels of anxiety, Easily frustrated, be exhausted. Eventually more prevalence of Anxiety and depression in them. Thus, the present study aims to define the term twice-exceptionality and introduce a Glance of Twice-Exceptional Children on Psychological Perspective.
Gifted education, Psychology, Twice-exceptionality
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Primary Language en
Subjects Psychology, Multidisciplinary
Published Date December 2020
Journal Section Gifted Education

Orcid: 0000-0001-9235-2828
Author: Mahsa AMİRİ (Primary Author)
Institution: Friedrich-Alexander-Erlangen-Nurenberg
Country: Germany

Thanks I'm appreciative of Assoc, Professor, Hassan Said Tortop, for his support in publishing the article and the guidance he gave me during this time.

Publication Date : December 15, 2020

APA Ami̇ri̇, M . (2020). At a glance of twice-exceptional children on psychological perspective . Journal of Gifted Education and Creativity , 7 (3) , 121-129 . Retrieved from