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Before Referring a Gifted Child for ADD/ADHD Evaluation

This article by Sharon Lind explains that highly gifted children are easily misdiagnosed as having attention deficit disorder (ADD or ADHD). Lind provides a valuable checklist of behaviors and characteristics for educators to use…

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The highly gifted baby

This article by Kathi Kearney points out the need to recognize the gifted early in life. It also discusses the lack of research and makes a strong case for more study of highly gifted…

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Roles in Gifted Education: A Parent’s Guide

This article offers parents in the “gifted world” a wealth of information on the staff and administrators that can help them and their students navigate the gifted experience. Each of these staff members have…

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Helping Parents Understand their Profoundly Gifted Children

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Barbara Clark, who briefly touches on the basic structure and function of the brain and then goes on to describe three levels of…

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What most parents of gifted children wish they had known about college planning

This article provides several suggestions on how parents can help students plan for college, as well as find colleges that offer the right fit. Author: Post, G. Publisher: Gifted Challenges Year: 2018 Raising a…

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Finding a school that fits

In this article, Barbara Probst discusses important factors to consider when choosing the right twice-exceptional (2e) school for your gifted child. Author: Probst, B. Publications: 2e Newsletter Year: January 2006 Like most parents of 2e kids, you’ve…

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Paving the Path to Meaningful Engagement for High-Potential Children

This article describes the concept of “meaningful engagement” and how to incorporate it into a plan for gifted students. Author: Lee, J., Ritchotte, J., & Zaghlawan, H. Publications: Parenting for High Potential Publisher: NAGC Year: March 2017…

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8 Sentence Starters to Use When Talking to Teachers

Sometimes it’s not what you say but how you say it. If you want to effectively communicate with your child’s teacher, try these sentence starters. Author: Tucker, G.C. Publisher: Year: 2017 “I’m concerned about my child’s…”…

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