Easily clip, save and share what you find with family and friends. Easily download the theme of self-education sensory development of children of early age save what you find. Aspergers at all, they are simply “gifted.
However, there are a many aspects of giftedness that create unique challenges. Because of their finely tuned awareness, gifted kids tend to experience life differently and more intensely than others. Unfortunately, peers and adults at school or home often do not understand these differences. In a clinical situation, the youngster’s intense personal traits and difficulties may be viewed as symptoms of a mental or emotional disorder. Misguided therapy or medication may follow, as the clinician attempts to suppress or “cure” the symptoms of giftedness. Aspergers— Highly gifted kids often have different ways of interacting socially.
Their unusual comments and jokes may be misinterpreted as signs of Aspergers. Children with Aspergers may be gifted—especially in certain specific skills—but they do not respond as well as neurotypical kids to ordinary social or emotional cues. They may not make friends readily and often prefer to keep to themselves. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder— Traits such as intensity, impatience, sensitivity, and high energy are common in kids with ADHD , as well as in gifted kids. Some gifted kids do have ADHD, but many do not. They are at a different developmental level than other kids.
As a result, they may be inattentive and impulsive in certain situations. Mood Disorders— Gifted kids may have intense mood swings. They notice inconsistencies and absurdities in society and in the people around them. They can feel different and alienated from others. These traits are often found in kids with depression, especially those with bipolar disorder. A gifted child who has mood swings, irritability, difficulties with anger control, etc. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder— Gifted kids like to organize things into complex structures.