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Danielle
Danielle , Parent asks:
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At what age should a child be tested for giftedness?

A friend is thinking of having her son tested for giftedness, but he can't read yet. What age do kids typically get tested?
In Topics: My gifted child
> 60 days ago

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KateL
KateL writes:
Hi Danielle,

From what I have heard, the best time to have a child tested is between four and eight years old, simply because any earlier the child is still a little too young to be predictable.  Of course I'm not an expert, but this is simply something I've read about gifted children.

Here is a terrific article that may help you out as well:

http://www.education.com/magazine/article/Ed_Testing_1_2_3/

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