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What is Giftedness?

The Definition & Meaning of Being Gifted Children who are gifted are defined as those who demonstrate an advanced ability or potential in one or more specific areas when compared…

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Twice-Exceptional Schools: Understanding the Characteristics & Benefits

Twice-exceptional, also known as “2e”, students are intellectually gifted individuals who have learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, ADHD, or autism spectrum disorder. Much like their gifted peers, they often exhibit heightened emotional and intellectual…

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Gifted Testers and Therapists List

The map below is a tool that can help families find testers and therapists. If you are just starting your gifted or twice-exceptional journey, your first step might be to have your child tested.…

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Gifted Asynchronous Development and Sensory Integration

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.…

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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! Parents of gifted and twice exceptional…

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What to Consider Before Gifted Testing

Gifted Testing: Why, How, and Where. A Guide to Gifted Child Testing and Therapists Our Davidson Gifted Tester and Therapist map is an interactive tool that can help families find professionals for their gifted…

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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 skills under this umbrella include (but…

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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 creating two lists: What We Know.…

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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 2e students are capable of greatness,…

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