Can Gifted Students Have Dyslexia?

Q: Can a student be both gifted -- and have dyslexia?

A: Yes. These are sometimes called "Twice Exceptional" students. The author of the article featured at the following link makes the important assertion that although it may be challenging to accomplish, "for gifted students who also have dyslexia, it is important to advocate with equal energy for both the disability and the ability."

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Gifted and Dyslexic: Identifying and Instructing the 
Twice Exceptional Student