Common Characteristics

  • In the preschool years, giftedness can be demonstrated by early physical development, early language development, and/or exceptional powers of observation and curiosity. While it is rare for a gifted child to exhibit all the characteristics described on this page, it is common for a gifted child to manifest many of them.

    Topics covered on this page include:

    Asynchronous Behavior | Overexcitabilities (intensities) | 6 Profiles of Gifted Students

    Twice Exceptional Students (2E) | Underachievement | Visual Spatial Learners

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