Similar ideas popular now
While working with gifted children and their families, I came to realize quite a long time ago that giftedness is not merely about the ability to achieve, but is a holistic state that impacts the entire person. Ever present, the appearance of giftedness shifts and morphs according to internal and external stimuli, how a person …
"A gifted child who also has a learning disability, ADD/ADHD, sensory processing difficulties, autism spectrum disorder, or another learning or neurological issue, is called twice-exceptional. - And twice-exceptional kids are tough. They’re tough to parent. They’re tough to teach. They’re simply tough to get along with.
Giftedness Disguised - Misunderstood Mislabeled Misdiagnosed "Contrary to popular myths and misunderstandings, gifted kids (and adults) are not the answer-givers, rule-followers, and quiet reflectors. They are the challengers, rule-breakers, contradictors, and vocal opposition to the status quo. They are trouble makers and rabble rousers."
Gifted children are highly curious, deeply inquisitive, incredibly funny and staunchly idiosyncratic. They are asynchronous across most areas of development and are so many ages at once. It can also be incredibly confusing even when you do know its role in the gifted make-up as their intellect screams adult while they are clearly confined to their child like body and emotions. Gifted children are brilliant in some areas and completely challenged in others.
Does your child ask questions ALL DAY long? How many questions? Is this normal? What can you do to stay sane? Read these three tips that we used to help both our son and ourselves with his constant questioning. #giftedkids #smartkids #parenting #positiveparenting #smartkids #homeschool #theanklebiters #theanklebitersblog
Parenting a gifted child is 10 times harder, lonelier and more tiring. I've researched the web to explain this. This will give you reasons to be happy with YOUR child and work to reach your child's potential regardless of giftedness! Gifted Children, Gifted and Talented, Gifted and Talented Elementary, Gifted Education, Homeschooling #gifted kids, #gifted children, #smart kids, #smart children, #asynchronous, #twiceexceptional, #strong-willed, #oversensitivities, #fear of failure, #gifted