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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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Gifted Testing and Identification

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…

Gifted Testing and Identification

Gifted Testers and Therapists List

Gifted Testing and Identification

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…

Gifted Testing and Identification

Twice Exceptional: Definition, Characteristics & Identification

Twice-exceptional students (also known as 2e children or students) are among the most under-identified and underserved population in schools. The reason for this is two-fold: (1) the vast majority of school districts do not…

Gifted Testing and Identification

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 Testing and Identification

Gifted Kids: What You Should Know

Gifted kids — they’re not all Hermione or little Sherlocks that we can easily point out in a crowd. (Although, okay, some are like that too!)  While many of us may have heard the…

Gifted Testing and Identification

Making Sense of Assessment Results

This Tips for Parents article authored by Dr. Nadia Webb is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She provides a quick Q&A about how to make sense of your child’s assessment…

Gifted Testing and Identification

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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