Should You Have Your Young Child Tested for the Gifted Program?

Accurate identification of giftedness is necessary to determine what specific academic services your child needs. It also provides documentation when advocacy is warranted. While states and districts have varying requirements for gifted identification (seeNAGC for more), many districts circumvent these requirements by creating roadblocks and delays. Yet, rather than request testing when they suspect their child is gifted, some parents just wait for the school to decide if testing is indicated. ...more
Just_Margaret  Margaret, That's a great point. Even when insurance does not cover it, sometimes ...more