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The Executive Function Online Summit (TEFOS) Aug 5 -7

Save the Date: AUG 5 – AUG 7 2022 for the The Executive Function Online Summit (TEFOS) Parents, get strategies to help support your child. TEFOS is The…

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Executive Functioning and Gifted Children

Executive Functioning and Gifted Children What is executive functioning? Executive functioning is a broad term that includes several brain functions that help us execute tasks. Some of the…

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Executive Functioning – what is it, why we need it, and how we as parents can support our children’s development

This Tips for Parents article authored by Catherine Gruener  is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She provides tips for parents on identification as well…

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Tips for Parents: Executive Functioning at Home and School

This blog post 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…

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Tips for Parents: High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders Q & A

This article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Melanie Crawford. She answered questions related to High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), including the signs and symptoms of…

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Anxiety and Gifted Children

Anxiety and Gifted Children With anxiety rising, parents are understandably concerned about their children’s distress – it’s our number one duty to see to their wellbeing after all!…

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Tips for Parents: The Real World of Gifted Teens

The following article by Mary-Elaine Jacobsen shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. It covers many…

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Gifted, On the Spectrum, or Both?

Gifted, On the Spectrum, or Both? A popular young adult novel character named Penelope Bunce often pulls out a chalk board when solving tough problems and starts by…

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Whole grade acceleration success stories

This article contains stories of successful grade skips, written from the parents’ perspective. The various accounts cover skips in an assortment of grades in public schools, private schools…

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Developing Life Skills for Twice Exceptional Students

Developing Life Skills for Twice Exceptional Students  Many readers of our Davidson Gifted Blog are familiar with the challenges twice exceptional (2e) students face. We know, too, that…

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Gifted, ADHD, or Both?

Gifted, ADHD, or Both? Both gifted identification and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis have been hot button issues that have circulated within the education community for several decades.…

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Sensory Issues in Gifted Kids

Sensory Issues in Gifted Kids: A Developmental Overview and Recommendations for Parenting This Tips for Parents article is from a Young Scholar seminar hosted by Beth Houskamp, Ph.D.,…

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