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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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Considerations for Gifted Testing

If you are just starting your gifted or twice-exceptional journey, your first step might be to have your child tested. Many families find themselves exploring testing for a number of reasons: to better understand…

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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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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. There are valid concerns on both…

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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., who defines sensory processing issues and…

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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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An Educator’s Guide to Gifted Children

An Educator’s Guide to Gifted Children PDF Version I am intense I am asynchronous I am misunderstood I am gifted! I am…intense. Intensity defines me. The further along the IQ spectrum I am, the…

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