Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Gifted & 2e
I personally don't like to label children, and I am opposed to IQ testing (unless it is absolutely necessary in getting the child's needs met). I share these links solely in hopes that they may help someone understand their child better.
Characteristics of Giftedness
What Does Gifted Look Like?
Gifted Versus High Achiever
Is My Child Gifted?
My Kid is Gifted and It's Not Just Because He's Smart
Excitabilities in Gifted Children
Overexcitabilities and the Gifted
How Can I Support My Gifted Child?
Common Myths in Gifted Education
The "Gifted" Label: Is It Relevant for Homeschoolers?
The Gifted Introvert
Autistic or Just Brilliant?
Existential Depression in Gifted Individuals
Protect Your Sensitivity
A Sensitive, Selfish Swimming Story
Unschooling a Gifted Child
The Many Faces of Perfectionism
Common Misdiagnoses and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children (excellent lecture!)
Special Challenges/Twice Exceptional (2e)
The Joy and the Challenge: Parenting Gifted Children (free eBook)
Book List for Young Gifted Readers
What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming OCD
For more information:
Davidson Gifted Database
Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
Gifted Homeschoolers Forum