Testing Your Gifted Child: A Springboard for Effective Advocacy

Last updated: 04-16-2018

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Testing Your Gifted Child: A Springboard for Effective Advocacy

This article describes how testing can be an ally when advocating for a gifted student. For the rare gifted student whose educational needs have been met, individual assessment may not be a priority. However, for the vast majority who remain in inadequate programs, testing can be a potent ally. It can address parental concerns and bolster advocacy efforts when the curriculum is restrictive and gifted accommodations are sparse. A professional evaluation documents cognitive strengths, assesses ...


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