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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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Tips for Students: Origami – From Ninja Stars to Outer Space

The following article expands on highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents.  Authored by: Evan Zodl Summary In this hands-on Expert Series presentation, students…

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Tips for Parents: Therapy with Profoundly Gifted Children and Adolescents with Dr. Edward Amend

The following article expands on highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents.  Authored by: Edward R. Amend, Psy.D. Summary Individual and/or family therapy can…

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What Your Therapist Needs to Know About Giftedness

Dr. Gail Post, a Clinical Psychologist with over 35 years of experience, discusses the cognitive, social and emotional impact of giftedness and what psychologists must consider in their work with gifted individuals. Author: Gail…

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How to Raise a Gifted Child

Navigating the journey of raising a gifted child, marked by its intricacies and unique challenges, requires a thoughtful approach—one that acknowledges their exceptional abilities and diverse needs. Fostering both their intellectual growth and social-emotional…

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Barriers in Gifted Education: Working Together to Support Gifted Learners and Families

The mission of the Davidson Institute is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.  Supporting profoundly gifted…

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How to Support Your Gifted Child

How to Support Your Gifted Child Recognizing and fostering your child’s exceptional abilities requires a blend of understanding, patience, and strategy. That’s why we created this guide; it’s crafted to be your beacon through…

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Guide to Gifted Elementary Schools

Navigating the educational journey from kindergarten through fifth grade can be a transformative experience for both children and parents alike. During these years in elementary school, parents may notice distinct signs of giftedness in…

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2023 Davidson Fellows – Thinking Outside the Box to Make an Impact

The Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the…

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