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The Social Scene at School: 5 Tips to Help Your Gifted Children

Back to school means a lot of things to a lot of people. For some of our gifted kiddos, it means back to the social grind. 389 more words


When Processing Speed Slows You Down

Most of my young clients who are twice-exceptional have neuropsychological assessment scores that highlight a variety of slow processing speeds. That asynchrony between their intellectual abilities and their processing issues leads some parents and teachers to label these kids as lazy, willful, or inattentive. 353 more words

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Taking a Journey into the Rainforest Mind

It has been more than four years (and two grandchildren) since I last wrote a post for this site. In that time, I have continued working with amazing gifted and twice-exceptional clients, and I have read dozens of great books. 238 more words


Gifted Kids, Rainforest Minds -- Still Misunderstood After All These Years

Way back in the later 1970’s, I was teaching in public schools in N. America and feeling the heat of the Does-Giftedness-Matter-Debate.

You know what I’m talkin’ about. 531 more words

Teaching Twice-Exceptional Students

By Susan Winebrenner, M.S., author of Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom

Do any of these kids remind you of students you have taught over the years? 526 more words

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5 Back-to-School Tips for Gifted Introverts

Happy Labor Day to my US friends. As we enter this new week, most of our kids are back in school. This can be a hard transition for some, including introverted children and our gifted introverts (which many are). 846 more words