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Twice-Exceptional (2e)

This page contains information for teachers, parents and others about gifted students with disabilities, or twice-exceptional (2e) students. Note: some references use the term 2x instead of 2e.


Twice-exceptional students are those who are identified as gifted according to state criteria in one or more of the categories of giftedness (cognitive, academic, creative, leadership, or arts)


Identified with a disability according to federal/state criteria – and the disability qualifies them for either an IEP or a 504 plan.

Twice-Exceptional Professional Development

Twice Exceptional Level 1

Twice Exceptional Level 2

  • In-person course during Summer Institute or by arrangement within a district or region

Summer Institute on Twice-Exceptionality

  • Summer Institute Metro Region: June 15 - 18, 2020 - registration begins April 6, 2020
  • Summer Institute Western Slope:  date and location TBD


Twice-Exceptional Resources


These resources were created before our current accessibility guidelines.  If you need an alternative text, please contact Cynthia Rundquist at  The resources are in the process of being updated.

Additional Resources

Description: In this webinar, Julia Wigert, School Psychologist Specialist at Colorado Department of Education, leads a 2e Professional Learning Community discussion with school psychologists, counselors, special education professionals, and gifted educators on the use of individually administered standardized cognitive assessments, such as WISC V, for the identification of twice-exceptional learners

General Twice-Exceptional Information