Helping Gifted Children
Soar - Book Review
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
This misidentification of talent, and miscasting of creativity,
is a critical reality that needs addressing! By Ruth Richards.
Counseling, Multiple Exceptionality, and Psychological Issues
Misdiagnosis and dual diagnosis of gifted children. The most common mis-diagnoses are: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (OD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Mood Disorders such as Cyclothymic Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder, Depression, and Bi-Polar Disorder.
Throw Away the Old Binet
The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale (Form L-M) is the only
measurement tool we have that can adequately assess extraordinarily
gifted children; yet, it is in danger of extinction. By Dr. Linda
Silverman and Kathi Kearney.
There are many forms of giftedness. According to the National
Association for Gifted Children, a gifted student "shows,
or has the potential for showing, an exceptional level of performance
in one or more areas of expression."
Using Bloom's Taxonomy, this site helps you understand how to
create a learning environment that will engage your gifted child
in higher level thinking, creative thinking, problem solving
A short list of behaviors that may indicate your child is gifted.
Useful if you prefer not to test, but might like to know if your
child is very bright.
Center for Talented Youth: Diagnostic and Counseling Center
John Hopkin University. Provides individualized assessments and
consultations for students in pre-kindergarten through college.
Our goal is to help families develop education plans for students
on the basis of their demonstrated abilities, knowledge, and