Welcome to School at Home

Significant events like the spread of COVID-19 or a school closure, can create a lot of anxiety in both children and adults. When there is this kind of uncertainty and confusion, it’s important to focus on the things we can do as this can help to reduce some of those larger anxieties. While talking to […]

Christmas Parties with Gifted and Socially Challenged Kids

One of the many challenges our brightest kids find is that they don’t have the social skills to “have fun” and “fit in” at social gatherings. This can cause a number of problems especially at a time like Christmas when families find themselves invited to more social events than they normally would be throughout the […]

Should I get my child assessed?

One of the most common questions we are asked is “Should I get my child assessed?” The answer to that question varies as everyone is different. It will depend on the individual needs of each family. There are a range of reasons why you may choose to have an assessment for your child. Our most […]

What is the difference between an assessment and a test?

With over 30 years of experience working with gifted children, Helen Dudeney from Australian Gifted Support Centre, addresses a very common question; “Should I have my child assessed?” After hearing from a friend, a teacher or family member who has observed your child’s above average abilities and said: “you should get them assessed!”, parents often […]