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Gifted Children and Parental Support

Gifted children have special needs and can often become frustrated or bored easily without proper stimulation and challenges. While many areas have programs specifically geared to support gifted students, many unfortunately do not. The good news is, there is plenty that you can do as a parent to support your gifted child to help them grow and thrive.

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