Sudha - posted on 04/12/2010 ( 4 moms have responded )
This is strange. My son is 6. Although, we have not done a test to prove his giftedness, we know he is highly intelligent. He is a voracious reader. Prefers to read fiction but will read any book about animals - particularly reptiles and dinosaurs. His fascianation about dinosaurs has reached a crazy point that we seem to know too much which I wonder if it is required. He has self taught himself in keyboard . WE bought him a piano and he has learnt to play on his own. There have been numerous times when he has asked me questions that blew me away and I had to browse the net excessively for the answers. He was extra ordinarily good with numbers but now he just hates it. For some reason, he has suddenly started hating to learn anything. I don't know why. I know that he is not like the rest of the children. He goes to a normal school. If I talk to him about something, he immediately asks me if I want him to learn about it. WHY? Aren't highly intelligent kids wanting to learn all the time. Or is it that, my son is actually not intelligent after all. And yes, he has also become very rude the past month. Is he frustrated about studies/school/learning? Has anyone out there gone thru the same. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.