Gifted & Talented Child: Older Child

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Seeking "Gifted and Talented" Preschool and Playgroups

K.H. asks from Denver

My daughter Alex's preschool teacher has informed me that while she'd love to keep her in her class, she felt like Alex belonged in a gifted program. She's not quite ...


Autistic Son in Gifted and Talented Program

K.G. asks from Minneapolis

We just moved to a new town in a new state and had our children evaluated at the new school for placement. (I homeschooled last year, so this is a new thing for all o...


Gifted & Talented Kiddos - Am I the Only Mom with a Good Ole Fashioned "Reg" Kid

H.M. asks from Denver

It seems like everyone I know has a kid in the "gifted and talented" program at school. Now - I grew up in gifted & talented classes (3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th grade) and m...


The Challenges of Being Gifted?

E.D. asks from Seattle

Hi All, If you are a parent of a gifted child or if you are a gifted adult, I would love to hear about your experience. Have you faced any challenges that are cause...


Gifted and Talented Testing

J.G. asks from McAllen

Hi all, Does anyone have any experience with thier child going through the GT testing? The school my daughter (age 5) attends sent home a parent nomination form and ...


How to Know If Your Child Is Gifted?

O.L. asks from San Diego

Hi, I am just wondering how one would know if they have a gifted child? Is there state testing? Are there special programs at each elementary school? If you do ha...


Gifted Testing - What's the Risk?

K.L. asks from Erie

It seems like many people are opposed to "labeling" a child as gifted. For those who are, what is the risk? I was identified as gifted at a very young age, so I hav...


Obsessive/compulsive/worry Type of Personality in a 6 Year Old

J.F. asks from Cleveland

Hi everyone. I'd like to start by saying that my 6 year old is such a pleasant, beautiful kid. Over the past several months, we have noticed the worrying get out o...


Help with Highly Gifted Child

K. asks from Las Vegas

My 9-year-old daughter has been tested and classified as Highly Gifted (HG). Her IQ is 150+, but her behavior at school is terrible. I'm told this is normal for HG ...


Seeking Advice for My Gifted Child

S. asks from Houston

Hi, I have a 4-year-old boy who is very intelligent. He was reading and doing multiplication at age 2....I've been teaching him preschool at home but have recently e...