Individuals who are capable of having high achievement academically despite other disabilities. These disabilities can include issues with their hearing, speech, or vision. They may also include emotional impairments, learning disabilities, and other health problems. A student needs to have only one of these issues to qualify as gifted disabled,
One of five aspects of a strong gifted program. The concept that students become more motivated and engaged in learning when they have the opportunity to choose their topic of study for a project and direct their learning and research.