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The SAGE Handbook of Gifted & Talented Education provides a comprehensive and international overview of key challenges and issues in the field of gifted education, making this an invaluable volume for individuals in the fields of education, public and private school administration, psychology and beyond. Containing contributions by a range of expert authors from around the world, chapters include discussions of the wide range of human abilities and talents which impinge upon academic success, with explorations of various political, social and economic factors which influence how giftedness and gifted education is defined and understood in different regions around the globe. PART 1. CONCEPTS OF GIFTEDNESS AND IDENTIFICATION: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS. PART 2: EDUCATIONAL PROVISION: PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES. PART 3: GLOBAL RESPONSES TO EMERGING G&T ...

Accepting Exceptionality: Giftedness and ADHD
Accepting exceptionality: giftedness and ADHD
Kelly M. Lee F. Richard Olenchak
Introduction

Despite theory and research laced with practice spanning at least a century, the identification of gifted and talented individuals continues to be a conundrum that sadly serves only to overlook many persons – particularly school-aged youth. Such oversight unfortunately often amounts to inappropriate, unnecessary, or neglectful educational accommodations, and parents who tend to look to schools for guidance for home-based interventions may very well end up feeling frustrated and puzzled as to how best rear their children. While the purpose here is not to rehash the long often contradiction-filled history of gifted and talented identification, it is helpful to ...

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