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Asperger's as Mere Genius

Just came across a question on an Asperger’s page on Facebook. Someone asked whether we could name any historical genius without Asperger’s. Most people couldn’t, but this made me think of the validity of the whole Asperger’s concept in highly intelligent people, and whether it’s not just their genius that makes these people appear autistic. 684 more words


Everything You Know about Success is Wrong

You never achieve real success unless you like what you’re doing. -Dale Carnegie, Author of How to Win Friends and Influence People

Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes happiness.

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Growing Up Gifted

I am gifted. I have never been exactly fond of the term, but it’s what I am. I was identified early. Sometime between my second and third birthdays, I taught myself to read. 731 more words

Teaching the Gifted

By Louise Hindle

Louise is IEA’s Academy Coordinator. A British import, Louise graduated from the University of Manchester with a B.A. Honors Degree in English Literature and Language, completed her post-graduate teacher training at The University of Cambridge, and recently completed her dissertation in Educational Leadership and Innovation with the University of Warwick. 1,133 more words


Giftedness and Blackness

As a mother of gifted children, I have often tried to share my experience with parents who I believe have gifted children. Mostly I am greeted with fear and denial. 53 more words

21 Days of Fantastic: Day 21, Gifts

Imagine how it would feel if God presented you with a gift.  All aglow in His pure love, it would feel so special to receive from Him. 200 more words