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As a professional, who works with adolescent teenagers, struggling with mental ill health, I come across many children on the spectrum. The pendulum swings between the Savant and the Psychopath.

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Be A Voice

Celebrate Giftedness; Consider Success

New Zealand is choosing to celebrate giftedness in its annual Gifted Awareness Blog Tour, with the theme “Catalysts of Success.” So let me first celebrate… 630 more words


A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L’Engle
Farrar Straus & Giroux 1962
Middle School, Young Adult
Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg’s father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government. 39 more words

Science Fiction

Preparations for convincing my most gifted cello students to get started on their 10,000 hours

Since many gifted children don’t tolerate boredom well, how can we convince them that they should persevere through the long slog to mastery of any subject or skill? 309 more words

Gifted Children

A natural law of learning

As teachers and parents of the most highly gifted students, we often wish for an “answer manual” to guide us through the puzzles these children present us with. 277 more words

Gifted Children

Why it is Important to Administer IQ Tests at a Young Age

It is hard to know where your child falls academically at such a young age, but it is very important to asses this. Intelligence testing is often done in children in order to asses if they are gifted or challenged. 446 more words

Spring 2018

Social Emotional Needs of Gifted Students

Gifted and talented students’ social-emotional needs are often exacerbated by asynchronous development which necessitates an awareness of each child’s needs. These include the ability to socialize, work with others, and to be self-aware. 729 more words