Moms of the Highly Gifted

For moms of highly gifted children to share information and support.

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Any online robotics classes?

My five year olds latest obsession is robotics. I have bought him tons of building kits but he really wants to know more and asks questions I can't answer. He is too young for...

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Color blind and gifted

My son was diagnosed as having color deficient vision in kindergarten. There are many levels of color blindness, and he has profound red-green deficiency. That was 3 years ago,...

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Can a gifted kid blend in?

Trina (age 6) is my oldest and first experience with a gifted child so I'm still learning...right along with her. Anyway, she's going to start 2nd grade this year, and I'd like...

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Obsessions and gifted children

I would be interested in hearing about other gifted children who have "obsessions" or extreme interests. I have read elsewhere on the web about some gifted children having...

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Misdiagnosis of ADHD?

My 7 year old was diagnosed as having ADHD last year and was put on Strattera. We recently took him off after a very negative side effect began showing up. I'm really feeling...

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what makes a child gifted?

Last week my 8 year old daughter came home with a letter saying she had been selected for a course for gifted Children. This is probably going to sound horible but i was a...

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Is my 4 year old gifted?

He turned 4 in February *He's known all his letters and their sounds since he was two and can now sing the alphabet *He can tell you what letter any (phonetic) word starts...

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To test or not to test...

Good topic for discussion: How do you feel about testing for giftedness? Did you/will you have your kids tested? If so at what age? I have heard some parents say that they...

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Any online robotics classes?

My five year olds latest obsession is robotics. I have bought him tons of building kits but he really wants to know more and asks questions I can't answer. He is too young for...

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Any online robotics classes?

My five year olds latest obsession is robotics. I have bought him tons of building kits but he really wants to know more and asks questions I can't answer. He is too young for...

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gifted or just a gloating grandmother

My 2 1/2 yo granddaughter has always met milestones quickly . But at 2 1/2 she knows her ABC's, recognizes all the letters and will even tell u what the sound of the letter is....

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Homework

I was wondering how parents felt about the level and amount of homework their children are receiving? The gifted homework is fun, challenging, and informative. The other...

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Highly Sensitive Toddler

I recently ran across an article about the highly sensitive child and how it can mean that the child will be gifted so I thought it might be appropriate to ask this here. My son...

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Could my child be gifted?

My son is only 22 months old. From early on I noticed that he payed attention to things more than his older brother did. At just a month old he would study his toys and really...

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Is my 4 year old gifted?

He turned 4 in February *He's known all his letters and their sounds since he was two and can now sing the alphabet *He can tell you what letter any (phonetic) word starts...

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Moms To Gifted 3 Year Olds

Just curious what you're doing with your 3 year old and what he or she is interested in at this point :) Rayne will be turning 3 on Tuesday January 5th. She has been learning...