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Making Gifted Education Decisions with Your Child
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Making Gifted Education Decisions with Your Child

Parents are the stewards of their children’s education. They prepare their children for school and enroll them in the school they decide is best for them. They stay abreast of their children’s progress as they advance from grade to grade. Parents also monitor general levels of interest and involvement in school activities. If the child is gifted and talented, or is special in some way,...

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How Autism Can Be Hidden by Giftedness
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How Autism Can Be Hidden by Giftedness

Prodigies continue to amaze us. We are all astonished at the three-month-old who is speaking to siblings or the seven-year-old whose paper was accepted for publishing, or the young vocalist with the perfect pitch, or the young artist whose work is being shown at the local galleries. We admire the young student who has devised a new math discipline or the chef/scientist who understands the...

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Therapy Animals for Twice Exceptional Children
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Therapy Animals for Twice Exceptional Children

Gifted children are often twice-exceptional. Intellectual prowess sometimes comes with emotional or developmental obstacles. Highly intelligent children can also have problems with reading or speaking, have emotional disorders, be lonely, anxious or depressed. The treatment for these conditions can be complex and may require the involvement of professionals in many different disciplines. One of the simplest treatments can also be one of the most effective....

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How to Find Resources to Support a Gifted Student
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How to Find Resources to Support a Gifted Student

You want the best for your gifted child. But what is the best? If you are certain that your child is indeed gifted, you want the best formal education possible. If you feel that your local public school may not be able to provide the optimum environment to help your child realize his or her true potential, you may want to consider a private gifted...

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Gifted Students and High Achieving Students
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Gifted Students and High Achieving Students

Some children are very smart. They use big words – adult words – at a very young age. They learn very quickly. They ask a lot of questions. When they get to school, they become very good students and get good grades. These smart children become labeled by parents and teachers as high achievers or gifted students. But is there a difference between these types and...

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Should your Gifted Child Skip a Grade Level?
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Should your Gifted Child Skip a Grade Level?

Our school systems are designed to educate all children regardless of their intellectual or emotional strengths or weaknesses. The disadvantaged children with learning deficiencies have the same access to teachers and learning resources that gifted and talented children have. It’s basically the law of the land. Is this a good or a bad thing? That might depend on your child’s own intellectual and emotional characteristics....

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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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5429 Lindley Ave.
Tarzana, CA 91356
 
(818) 302-0808
 
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Our Tarzana location is scheduled to open in September 2016. Interested families should email 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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