Blogs on Gifted Challenges - 2016-2017


Listed below are links to blogs about social and emotional challenges faced by intellectually and musically "gifted" children, adults and their families, published at: 

www.GiftedChallenges.com.


2016

 

Five misconceptions about therapists

Who is the gifted underachiever? Four types of underachievement in gifted children

What causes gifted underachievement?

Why do smart girls develop eating disorders?

What keeps women from STEM careers?

25 signs your gifted child is misunderstood at school 

Power in numbers: How gifted advocacy parent groups can help you and your kids

Choose wisely: Some truths about elite colleges for gifted students

Are you pressuring your child too much?

Women, success, and harnessing inherent strengths

Intelligence denied: When gifted children's abilities are ignored

Labels stick: The harmful impact of misabeling children

What schools could learn from chess

Is your gifted teen socially isolated?

Tips for helping your socially isolated gifted teen

Back to school tips for gifted teens, middle schoolers and their parents

Parents of young musicians: Finding community and support

Another (and possibly the most important reason) to advocate for your gifted child

What is so threatening about academic acceleration?

Boredom, school and the gifted child: Challenging its inevitability

For the gifted community in the election aftermath

Best gifted education articles of 2016

 

2017

 

Gifted advocacy: A call to action

Making it safe to be smart

When gifted kids get to exhale

What not to say to your gifted child

Ability grouping works - and is essential in middle school and beyond

Your musically gifted child's road to college

Choices exclude: The existential burden of multipotentiality

Gifted overthinkers: What makes them tick?

A gifted person's guide to therapy