Making Friends

“Making friends can be hard for any child, but for socially awkward gifted children or twice-exceptional kiddos, the challenge is only multiplied. While their brains are working on overdrive, and they can have an intelligent conversation with an adult expert in the field in which they are interested, put them in the same room with kids their own age, and all bets are off.”

Many gifted children who are asynchronous have trouble forging friendships – especially with same-age peers. This article,  ’5 Tips for Helping Gifted Children Make Friends‘, offers some great tips on how to help your gifted child navigate the minefield of friendship.