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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 Taking Care of Yourself

Tips for Taking Care of Yourself How are you doing? What is life looking like for you right now? As a parent, raising a profoundly gifted or twice-exceptional child, during a pandemic, you’ve probably…

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A Parent’s Perspective: Asynchronous Parenting

This article shares the first-hand experience of a parent of a profoundly gifted daughter and son. Anne Cronin describes her initial confusion and the lessons she has gleaned through her journey raising asynchronous gifted…

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Tips for Parents: Positive Discipline for Gifted Children

This article is from a seminar hosted by Jane Nelson, who provides advice related to the positive discipline of gifted students. Author: Nelson, J. Organization: Davidson Institute Year: 2010 Participants were presented with four…

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Friendship and the Gifted Child (and the Pandemic)

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. It can be hard not to worry about your gifted or 2e child’s…

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Burnout in Gifted Children

Burnout in Gifted Children The term “burnout” has become increasingly commonplace in our daily lives – whether it is in reference to job burnout, care-taker burnout, and more recently, Covid-19 burnout. So, what is…

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Keeping the Light in Their Eyes

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Robin Schader. As subjective as it may seem, bright eyes are perhaps the most important indicator of learning – one that we may…

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Finding a Gifted Therapist for Your Child

Navigating Guidance & Counseling for Gifted Children 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…

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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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