Gifted Voices: A Series of Personal Stories
Parenting a gifted or twice-exceptional (2e) child can feel like a lonely venture. Parents of gifted children often feel like they cannot discuss their child's giftedness due to the many misperceptions associated with the 'gifted' label. The word 'gifted' conjures images of beautifully wrapped presents with neatly tied bows. These images are a stark contrast to the reality of giftedness: asynchrony. Gifted children are not better than their peers, they are different from their peers. Just as other populations that differ significantly from the norm need support, so too do gifted and twice-exceptional learners. Gifted Voices: A Series of Personal Stories