Explaining Giftedness to Others
Part 1 of Davidson Gifted Perspectives, a video series that examines a number of different gifted-related issues and viewpoints
You may have experienced something like this: Think back to when you just got the results back of a neuropsychological assessment. You’ve found out that your child tests in the profoundly gifted range, but you may also have found out that your child fits the diagnostic criteria for other learning differences. You might take some time to think through what that means for you as a parent, and you also know that you have to have another conversation—this time explaining the results to your child.
In this excerpt from our Parent Consulting Circle, a virtual Q&A event with parents, our Family Services team member responds to a question about how to discuss an autism twice-exceptional diagnosis with a child.
- Twice Exceptionality: A Resource Guide for Parents (PDF)
- Dr. Karen Wilson on How (and when) to Tell Kids About Their Diagnosis -TiLT Parenting Podcast Episode 320
- “5 Reasons to Tell A Child About their Diagnosis” -Autism ADHD podcast
- Check out our cultivated Resources to Help You Understand Twice Exceptional Students