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Understanding Your Child’s ADHD Diagnosis
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Understanding Your Child’s ADHD Diagnosis

All children love to be active and play with other children. In school, many of them are impatient, restless and still want to be active. A few will act out, lack focus or attentiveness, or exhibit some behavioral issues. Some of these children will be diagnosed with ADHD. What constitutes a diagnosis of ADHD? How is it measured? And what does it mean for the...

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The Effects of Technology on Your Gifted Child
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The Effects of Technology on Your Gifted Child

In today’s world, technology is a fact of life. In some way or other, it affects almost every aspect of society. This is especially true for our gifted and talented children. They live with technology – at home and at school, during learning times and playing times, alone or with friends. The future of education will be technology-based. It’s in today’s classrooms and in virtual...

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Why Differentiation for Gifted Students is So Important
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Why Differentiation for Gifted Students is So Important

How do you define gifted students? The U.S. Office of Education describes them as “children and youth with outstanding talent” who can perform at high levels of accomplishment compared with their peers. Professional researchers define gifted students as those who have above average abilities, high levels of task commitment and management, and high levels of creativity. Gifted students can be advanced in some areas while...

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All You Need to Know About Gifted Testing
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All You Need to Know About Gifted Testing

Parents want to know if their children are gifted. They want the best education and the best opportunities for their children to grow and develop their special gifts. Traditional schools often are not equipped to deal with gifted students. These schools may not be able to provide the individual attention needed to address a gifted child’s needs for gifted programs and personal support. The solution...

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Early Signs to Look for in Gifted Children
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Early Signs to Look for in Gifted Children

The infant who sits and gazes longingly at picture or who watches you intently as you go into the kitchen and back, or is anxious to see how blocks go together in different ways may be telling you something. Your baby may be gifted. Giftedness stems from a combination of neurology development, genetics and environment stimuli. A small percentage of children show a remarkable ability...

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Festive Holiday Games for Your Gifted Child
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Festive Holiday Games for Your Gifted Child

Games have been with us for thousands of years as a way to refresh our minds, associate with our peers, and increase our overall health. Gifted children with active minds need to be challenged with games that stretch their thinking and encourage creativity. There are many ways to categorize games for gifted children. Games can be grouped by age or grade level, size of group,...

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5450 Churchwood Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
 
(805) 200-3087
 
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Our Oak Park location opened in September 2014. We are currently accepting applications. Interested families should e-mail or call us to schedule a tour.

 

 

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Our Pasadena location is scheduled to open in 2017-18 school year. Interested families should email or call us to be placed on our interest list.

 

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