Some children are always “on” and needing stimulation. Does “having no chill” come with the territory of being a gifted kid? Is there research or a consensus on screen time for gifted kids? Hear our take!
Many profoundly gifted children can be intensely passionate about their interests. Sometimes this means they want to talk A LOT about those interests. You may wonder: Should I just be a receptive, engaged listener? Should I be doing something differently to be more of a partner in the conversation?
Some parents have fears that accelerating their child will be misunderstood by their new class cohort. How would a child explain their acceleration or grade skip? What can parents say to guide their child?
Parenting a profoundly gifted tween or teen doesn’t come with a roadmap. As parents of profoundly gifted tweens and teens, you may be worrying about their social life during these years. The landscape can shift quite a bit. Helping profoundly gifted tweens and teens to navigate social landscapes in a way that is authentic and genuine can be tricky.
Sometimes it can be confusing why profoundly gifted children can have a high-level conversation about something, but at the same time can’t seem to do the ‘basic’ skills that we think as coming before the high-level stuff. Is there anything you can do to help bridge those gaps and ease some of the frequent frustration or confusion?
As a parent, it can be frustrating or confusing to make educational decisions for your child when anecdotal evidence and the findings from research don’t match up. With factors that are less predictable, like social changes and puberty, how do you know if acceleration is going to be the right choice?
Balancing a family’s schedule can be difficult. Between school, doctor’s appointments, sports games, and anything else that comes along. But there can be some particular challenges that come with balancing schedules in a family with Profoundly gifted or twice exceptional children. Sometimes these kids are doing so many things and yet they are saying that they want to do more. How does that make sense?
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