Even though it is the middle of the school year, parents of special needs kids still have the right to ask for a change. An IEP needs updating as appropriate..
Children with exceptional intelligence can also struggle with learning disabilities. Coined in a 1997 Journal of Learning Disabilities article, the term twice-exceptional describes a child who is at both ends of the learning spectrum. Examples include kids who have a huge disparity between math and reading skills or a high IQ but act out in a classroom because of a learning disability.