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Bright Not Broken - Dr. Linda Silverman Giftedness 101

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Dr. Linda Silverman, world renowned expert and author on Giftedness and Twice- Exceptionality  joins hosts Diane and Rebecca to discuss her brand new book Giftedness 101. Dispelling the many myths surrounding the concept of giftedness this insightful and valuable resource covers important topics such as: The meaning and characteristics of giftedness throughout the lifespan,  Comprehensive methods of assessment, parental and educational roles in developing the abilities of gifted children, the unique psychological needs of gifted children often manifested as feeling different, and special issues such as gifted children with learning disabilities (Twice-Exceptional). Dr. Silverman is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development (ISAD) and its subsidiary, the Gifted Development Center, in Denver, CO. She has contributed over 300 articles and chapters on the assessment, psychology and education of the gifted.