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Q&A: Gifted and LD or ADHD

These parents' questions may provide you with some answers about giftedness, LD, and ADHD.

1. I recently had my six-year-old son tested for being "gifted." I was told he might be at risk for a learning disability. Can this be true?
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2. My gifted 12-year-old son has a problem with spelling. What do you suggest?
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3. Is retention beneficial for a gifted LD child?
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4. What is your theory on the correlation between ADHD and gifted children?
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5. Is retention beneficial for my gifted second-grader who also has ADHD?
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6. My two sons are gifted and have ADHD. I have taken them off medication. It seems that we are medicating children too readily, when they require more attention. What do you think?
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7. Our seventh-grader, who has ADHD, is failing. The school is denying services because he is in the Talented and Gifted program. What can we do?
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8. My gifted, high-school daughter has ADHD. Many of the teachers do not look at the ADHD, but think she is lazy and not living up to her potential. How can I get her the help she needs?
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