But it really peeves me that people think your child has to be Gifted. It's not Gifted people it's a Narrowed Specialisation!!
What does gifted really mean anyway? My child isn't exceptional at anything, he doesn't have a natural talent or ability that jumps out at you (we all have our talents, some need time to develop), he isn't exceptionally intelligent.
What does that say about my son?? He has a diagnosis of Asperger's but he's not especially talented. Stop asking what his special ability is and if he is a Little Scientist people!!
Lucky you if your child has a talent or many. But I'm sure there will be many things they struggle with also, especially if they have a diagnosis of Asperger's. Stop associating the label Asperger's with being Gifted!! You are causing pain to those who are just plain ordinary. Even Tony Attwood has updated his definitions.
I'm sure I've offended here....but hey...how else do I get my point across? I'm sick of listening to theirs.