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Gifted & Talented/Learning Disabled (GT/LD) Programs & Services
Students who are Gifted and Talented/Learning Disabled (GT/LD) have a unique profile of significant strengths and weaknesses. These students require support and special services in order to access appropriately challenging curriculum. The information on this site is designed to support parents and educators as they strive to identify and determine appropriate services for GT/LD and other twice exceptional students in MCPS.
Additional information about programs and services for GT/LD students.
An interactive FAQ that will answer your basic questions about GT/LD students, programs and services.
Professional Development Online (PDO)
Log onto PDO to review current countywide offerings. (For example: SA-92 Smart Kids with Learning Difficulties, GT/LD Series, or use search terms "GT/LD" or "Twice Exceptional"). School-based training available upon request.
Recognizing GT/LD Webinar
Wings Mentor Program
The Mentor WINGS Program, coordinated by Accelerated and Enriched Instruction, is designed to provide additional support to gifted/learning disabled students and highly able students who are not succeeding in the regular education classroom
A 10-minute interactive presentation focused on understanding the pattern of strengths and weaknesses of GT/LD students.
GT/LD Checklist for Staff
GT/LD Consult Request Form
A non-profit organization run by volunteers to support gifted students who learn differently.
MCPS High Incidence Accessible Technology (HIAT)
Information and resources related to assistive technology in MCPS.
Guide to Countywide GT Programs
Additional GT/LD Resources and Weblinks
Marisa Stemple, GT/LD Instructional Specialist
Division of Accelerated and Enriched Instruction