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    Signs of Giftedness
    Determining IQ in Language-Impaired Child
    A number of tests can be administered to nonverbal or language-impaired children to measure different aspects of intelligence. ...
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    Gifted Four-Year-Old?
    The best way to determine intellectual giftedness is through formal educational assessment testing. ...
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    Minimum IQ and Screening for Gifted Program
    Unfortunately, many schools screen for achievement or intelligence, and do further testing only if the child scores at a high level initially. ...
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    Who Needs a Test to Say My Child Is Gifted?
    Testing not only assesses whether a child qualifies for a particular program; it also identifies a child's strengths and weaknesses for instructional planning. ...
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    Can Color Blindness Affect Gifted Testing?
    An eye-care practitioner can determine what sorts of specific color combinations would be significant for a child with color blindness. ...
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    Testing Bilingual Kids for Giftedness
    A psychologist or diagnostician must determine the child's preferred language and conduct a language assessment before proceeding with testing for giftedness. ...
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    Is Your Young Child Gifted?
    "Is my child gifted?" Take this quiz to learn how to recognize the signs of early giftedness in a child. ...
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    Testing a Shy Child for Giftedness
    Testing young children is a challenge, since they are can be less attuned to the demands of the testing situation. ...
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    OLSAT and Gifted Programs
    The Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) measures abstract thinking and reasoning ability in students between the ages of 5 and 18. ...
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    How Can I Get My Child Tested for Giftedness?
    If your child is enrolled in a public school, contact her teacher or the principal and ask to have her referred for testing by the school psychologist. ...
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    Gifted Person, Average IQ?
    A gifted person might have an average IQ, but the question has a complicated answer. ...
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    Talent Search Programs at Universities
    The talent search programs identify highly gifted students. Middle-schoolers take the SAT or ACT as an out-of-level screening device. ...
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    Should My Son Take the SAT or the ACT?
    Some colleges prefer one test or the other in their admissions processes, but both tests are good for selecting students for accelerated content-based programs, such as Talent Search. ...
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    Gifted Test Too Difficult?
    A variety of tests may be given to determine a child's giftedness. Assessors sometimes try to test the limits of a child's knowledge. ...
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    Kuhlmann-Anderson IQ Test
    The Kuhlmann-Anderson Intelligence Test is a standardized group intelligence test that may be given in grades K-12. ...
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    Funding for Gifted Kids
    Although a definition of giftedness has existed since the early 1970s, mandates for services and funding for programs have been slow in coming. ...
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    Big Differences in Daughter's Test Scores
    A school psychologist can explain the various tests (e.g., what they are designed to measure), discuss your daughter's performance, and comment on how that is relevant to her current performance. ...
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    The Differences Between Bright and Gifted
    The Differences Between Bright and GiftedThe Bright Child, Gifted Child Continuum This worksheet will help you see where your child might fit on the scale between "bright" to truly "gifted." Try printing this chart out and plotting your child's t...
    Janice Robbins, PhD