A Little Astronomical Scientist – A Dream of a Twice-Exceptional Student


This study is to explore a twice-exceptional student who has been identified as a visual disorder since childhood. This is a qualitative research focus on individual case studies through storytelling and taking open semi-structured in-depth interviews of visually impaired students with science talents. It is the goal of this research to discover and understand the factors, which contributed to the studying and teaching those students.Based on the research findings above, recommendations are made in these four areas: Inclusion education; Schools; Gifted Education; and Future Case Studies.

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Hsieh Yi-Shan, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

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Conference: ACE2017
Stream: Education & Difference: Gifted Education, Special Education, Learning Difficulties & Disability

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