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A Parent's Perspective: The Unexpected Journey of a Lifetime

THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME: 13 Years of Public School with a Twice-Exceptional Son and the Things I Wish I’d Known at the Beginning Son, what’s our current altitude…

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Gifted Parenting and Strategies

Tips for Parents: Individual Assessment of Gifted Children

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Edward R. Amend. The article is in Q&A format and covers a variety of of topics related to gifted assessment. What is…

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Rethinking Work-Life Balance

How Do We Rethink Work-Life Balance in 2021? We live in a society that places a high value on work. It is not just a necessity to put food on the table, but it…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

Making Time Work for You: Two Tips for Families Struggling with Schedules Amid the Pandemic

As we ride out the rest of the pandemic awaiting the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine, there are two tips that may help parents and gifted students alike create a schedule that works better…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

Trust Your Parent Gut

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents.  Trusting one’s “Parent Gut” when raising a gifted child can be…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

Tools for Practicing Joy and Building Your Emotional Vocabulary

2020 has been a rough year. As we go into the new year with the promise of a vaccine on the horizon, we may find ourselves reflecting on all the events that have happened…

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Characteristics of intellectually advanced young people

This brief list offers some common characteristics of highly intelligent young people. Please keep in mind that this list is not comprehensive in that each young person has individual traits and interests. Profoundly gifted…

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Tips for Low Stress Holidays for Gifted Families

This year may be quieter than previous holidays as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect families across the country. This may mean that trip to the in-laws’ house is canceled this year, and it…

Gifted Parenting and Strategies

Helping Your Gifted Child Adjust to Middle School

This article outlines tips for parents of gifted students regarding the transition from elementary school into middle school. Author: Pierson Yecke, C. Publications: Digest of Gifted Research Publisher: Duke University Talent Identification Program Volume: Vol. 7, No. 3…

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