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Developmental: Twice Exceptional

Asynchronous development and sensory integration intervention in the gifted and talented population

This article by Anne Cronin offers an explanation of sensory integration, SI dysfunctions, and how it might affect gifted and talented individuals. The author also discusses implications in terms of development. A sensory history interview and sensory diet information are included as appendices. ...

Life in the asynchronous family

This article by Kathi Kearney discusses asynchronous development in highly gifted children and the resultant asynchrony the presence of such a child brings into the entire family dynamic. Vygotsky's theory of the zone of proximal development and the importance of language acquisition in cognitive development in the extremely gifted is also explored. Typical asynchronous family patterns in families of extremely gifted children are identified, and suggestions made for navigating these relatively uncharted waters. ...

When your child’s second exceptionality is emotional: Looking beyond psychiatric diagnosis

Written by Barbara Probst, this article covers the second exceptionality typically not thought of when discussing twice-exceptionality - one that is emotional, social or behavioral related. ...

Parenting: Tips for Parents

Tips for Parents: Executive Functioning at Home and School

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Aimee Yermish. Gifted students kids often develop asynchronously; some aspects of development seem to lag behind others. Yermish discusses the frustrations of these struggles. ...