Gifted & Talented Child: Tween

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IS She Gifted?

S.P. asks from Minneapolis

Okay everyone keeps telling me my daughter is gifted and I need to find the "best school" for her! Well long story short we live in Mpls a good district and there is ...


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...


Gifted Child Failing

M.R. asks from Dallas

I am at my wit's end. My 13 year old girl is in 8th grade. She was identified as gifted and talented in 5th grade. She was diagnosed as ADD (not ADHD) in 7th grade...


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 ...


Gifted Children and Unfair Responses

S.J. asks from Wichita

I don't understand why some people get so offended if a person says, "my child is gifted", or why anyone should feel like they should keep it to themselves if they ar...


I Think My Son Might Be Gifted. Where Do I Get Him Tested?

E.P. asks from San Francisco

I believe my son might be gifted. He is very smart and gets bored at school because he always finishes fast. Do any of you know where I can get him tested? Is it expe...