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    Gifted Child Takes Too Much Time for Classwork
    What are the reasons why a child takes too long to do classwork, and what can you do to help him? ...
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    Gifted and Perfectionist, Like Her Mom
    Perfectionism can be a problem for gifted kids, especially girls, but there are ways parents can help. ...
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    9 Challenges Facing Gifted Children (and How You Can Help!)
    Has your gifted child been struggling with some social, emotional, or academic issues lately? Giftedness comes with a surprising set of problems, ranging from perfectionism and competitiveness to friendship issues. Learn about these common challe...
    Erin Dower
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    Challenging Authority at Home
    When your child challenges your authority, there are ways to handle the conflict without damaging his independent thinking. ...
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    Parent Concerned About Dropping Grades
    When "B" grades indicate a drop in your child's performance, you need to step in. ...
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    Nine-Year-Old Hiding His Abilities
    What can you do when your child hides his abilities to avoid being different from his classmates? ...
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    Child Who Talks to Himself
    A child who adopts behavior such as talking to himself is probably not in any real trouble, but it's worth exploring why. ...
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    Getting Help from Teachers for Gifted Child
    It is especially important that parents of a gifted child establish a collaborative relationship with their child's teachers. ...
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    Gifted, But Not in Everything
    Many gifted children exhibit a range of abilities. Programs for gifted students need not be "all or none" options. ...
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    Do the Gifted Turn to Crime?
    According to one researcher, gifted people may make up as much as 20 percent of the prison population. ...
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    The Stress of Being Gifted and Talented
    The Stress of Being Gifted and TalentedSymptoms of overwhelming stress Along with the usual stressors of childhood and growing up, gifted kids have unique dilemmas which can increase their stress. They may find it difficult to accept their gifts ...
    John Krienke
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    Gifted Except for Spelling
    Gifted children often demonstrate strengths and weaknesses. Try reframing a boring subject into a stimulating task to motivate a gifted child. ...
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    Music, Sports, and More: How Much is Too Much?
    Gifted children may exhibit talents in a variety of areas and have a voracious appetite for learning. But they also need free time to unwind and to just "hang out." ...
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    Child Hides Giftedness
    Given the perception of giftedness by others, it is no wonder students try to hide their abilities. Gifted kids are often taunted by others. ...
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    Spelling Problems in 12-Year-Old
    What can you do to help a gifted 12-year-old son improve his spelling? ...
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    Gifted, Slow, and Disorganized
    Many gifted-and-talented children have trouble with time management, organization, studying, or prioritizing projects. ...
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    Dyslexia and Giftedness
    When children are identified as both gifted and dyslexic, it is appropriate to provide services in both areas. ...
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    Bright Child Is Challenging to Teachers
    Problem behaviors often surface when gifted kids become insecure or are bored in the classroom environment. ...