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5 Activities for Kids with ADHD
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5 Activities for Kids with ADHD

Children with ADHD can benefit from physical activity to help channel their energy. There has been a lot of attention paid to the disorder and the kinds of therapeutic outlets that can be used to dissipate anxiety while providing enjoyment and just plain fun. These children often face so many misunderstandings and setbacks due to lack of knowledge of their condition or lack of caring...

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Challenges Faced by Highly Gifted Students and Solutions for Support
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Challenges Faced by Highly Gifted Students and Solutions for Support

On the outside, highly gifted students seem to have it all together. After all, soaring test scores, academic accomplishments and creative talents tend to stand out. Yet, children with high intelligence often encounter difficulties in school and at home that are unique to their peers. As a parent, recognizing and knowing how to handle these challenges will help you build your child’s confidence as they...

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5 Strategies for Supporting Gifted Learners at Home
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5 Strategies for Supporting Gifted Learners at Home

Being the parent of a gifted learner is an amazing opportunity to enjoy watching as your child develops their unique personality. However, your role as a parent also comes with the tremendous responsibility of providing your child with the support and stimulation they need to fully develop their talents. After your child has been identified as gifted, it is natural to be apprehensive about your...

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Is Your Child Gifted? Characteristics of Gifted Children
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Is Your Child Gifted? Characteristics of Gifted Children

You may think that your son or daughter is really smart, but how do you know if they are truly gifted? Sometimes it can be hard to tell unless you know what signs to look for. The notion of giftedness has changed to include more than just academic achievement. It includes creativity, leadership and sports aptitude. Won’t My Child’s School Tell Me If My Son...

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How to Help Your Gifted Student Reach Their Full Potential
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How to Help Your Gifted Student Reach Their Full Potential

Researcher David Lubinski, a renowned psychologist at Vanderbilt University has been studying gifted adolescents and teens since the 1970’s. He has learned much about this exceptional population. His research has generated more than 300 research articles and papers. Lubinski and his colleagues conducted a long-running longitudinal study of more than 5,000 gifted 12-year-olds. They followed these individuals throughout their education and lives. Many of them went on...

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Why Some Highly Gifted Students Underachieve
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Why Some Highly Gifted Students Underachieve

Most people believe that it’s easy to identify highly gifted students. They’re the ones walking out of awards ceremonies with an assortment of metals around their necks. They go to prestigious schools designed for overachievers with exceptional talent. You hear about them winning awards, read their creative masterpieces in legitimate publications and witness their above-average performances on stage. It’s true that many gifted kids and...

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5450 Churchwood Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
 
(805) 200-3087
 
info@oakcrestacademy.org
 
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.

 

Pasadena Campus

 

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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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