The label “gifted” conjures up images of beautifully wrapped presents with neatly tied bows, images that are a stark contrast to the reality of giftedness: asynchrony.  There can be huge differences between a gifted child’s physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development. A gifted child can have the intelligence of an adult with the social-emotional development of a child!

Today, Colleen shares an audioblog — an article that first appeared on the site — written by Cait Curley of My Little Poppies, who explores the many facets of asynchrony, and gives practical advice on parenting these quirky children.

RLL 77 Asynchronous Development in Gifted Children

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