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    Can Color Blindness Affect Gifted Testing?
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    Minimum IQ and Screening for Gifted Program
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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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    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
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    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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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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    Signs of Giftedness
    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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    Signs of Giftedness
    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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    Signs of Giftedness
    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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    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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    Signs of Giftedness
    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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    Standardized Tests
    Standardized Test Bias
    Quiz yourself and then discover why many of the questions on standardized tests are unfair. Then read Dr. James Popham's book ...
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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. ...