Gifted children are those who display extremely high cognitive and academic achievement skills. Special Education is often viewed as services for children who struggle or fall behind. Gifted children also receive special education services (e.g. an Individual Education Plan) much in the same way in which children with cognitive deficits and learning disabilities do. Please visit the link below and answer then answer the following questions:
- Based on your reading, what means do school districts use to help identify gifted children?
- What (if any) special education services do you think are available to gifted children?
- In your opinion, should gifted children receive special education services? Why? Why Not?