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Top Tips for Exploring Interests and Developing Talent in Gifted Kids

We here at the Davidson Institute have put together some resources to help gifted students explore their interests—whatever they may be. We know that sometimes age can seem like an…

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Gifted Education and Support

How can you determine if your baby/toddler is gifted?

We recently received the following message from a parent of a precocious baby: Q: I’m reaching out because I have a 7-month-old baby who, I believe, is gifted. From day one she was very…

Gifted Education and Support

Writing and the Profoundly Gifted Child

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Our PG kids often amaze us with their precociousness, but we are often…

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Boredom: A Surprisingly Interesting Topic

This article provides advice on intervention parents can take when their twice exceptional child complains of boredom in school. Author: Yermish, A. Publications: 2e Newsletter Year: March 2008 “I hate this – it’s so…

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A Parent’s Perspective on the Young Scholars Program and Raising a Gifted Student

A Davidson alumna parent recently provided the following thoughts both on her experiences with the Young Scholars program and her daughter’s journey through a variety of education settings. My daughter is a Davidson alumna…

Gifted Education and Support

Financial Assistance for K-12

Finding financial assistance (FA) for your K-12 student’s education can be a challenge. Many of our profoundly gifted and twice-exceptional families look to supplement public school with afterschool enrichment, academic summer opportunities, subject-based competitions,…

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Tips for Students: Choosing ALL Your Passions: The Life of a Multipotentialite

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Summary Some of us fit neatly into boxes. We dream of becoming surgeons,…

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Tips for Students: Creating and Presenting Research Posters

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. These tips are aimed at students who are interested in how to…

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Special Education Process: IEP vs. 504 Plan

This article provides information on both the IEP and 504 plans, as well as who qualifies for each of them. Author: Bennett, A. & Frank, L. Publisher: 2e Newsletter Year: January/February 2009 Do you suspect that your…

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