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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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Finding a Therapist for Your Gifted Child

As parents, we worry. There are times when our children are stressed out, sad, or impulsive in ways that may make us wonder if it is appropriate to reach out for professional counseling. When…

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Parenting Gifted Children: Challenges & Tips

Parenting any child comes with its highs and lows, but when parenting a gifted child, the highs might look like Mt. Everest and lows like the Mariana Trench! The joys of parenting gifted children…

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Tips for Parents: Gifted Children’s Friendships

This article is from a seminar hosted by Miraca Gross, who provides a must-read on how parents can help facilitate productive friendships for their gifted children and prevent them from becoming “loners.” Gross stresses…

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Social Media and Gifted Children

When it comes to academic exploration, the internet is a treasure trove of much needed information and stimulation for gifted and twice-exceptional (2e) children. Many parents are willing to let their children explore educational…

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25 Year Review: Gifted Children – Youth Mental Health

Originally published 25 years ago, this article by Dr. Julia Osborn is still relevant in many ways today. The article covers the special needs of gifted children, giftedness and self-esteem, and recommendations for identification…

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The Power of Showing Up

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. After a spring and summer of unprecedented events, there has never been a…

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Gifted Friendships: Age Mate Vs. True Peer

As a parent of a highly gifted child, have you ever felt like you were talking to a mini adult? Many gifted students tend to grasp advanced concepts, participate in conversations well beyond their…

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The Mental Health Crisis

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Long before the pandemic and quarantine, anxiety and depression were on the rise…

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