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Understanding and Promoting Emotional Regulation

This Tips for Parents article is from an exclusive Young Scholar seminar hosted by Kara McGoey, who provides advice on how to encourage healthy social/emotional development through emotional regulation. Understanding and Promoting Emotional Regulation…

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Attaining Health and Well-being Through Balance

This Tips for Parents article is from a Young Scholar seminar hosted by Patricia Gatto-Walden, in which she discusses how you can strive to establish the foundations of health and well-being in your family.…

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Gifted Testers and Therapists List

The map below is a tool that can help families find testers and therapists. If you are just starting your gifted or twice-exceptional journey, your first step might be to have your child tested.…

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Types of Problems Gifted Children Face

Gifted children have differently-wired brains that make their experience of adolescence unique compared to their neurotypical age-mates. While most individuals think of giftedness in terms of academics alone, giftedness also applies to a child’s…

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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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