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Deirdre Lovecky
TITLE: Different Minds :Gifted Children & AD/HD, Aspergers Syndrome & Other Learning Deficits
AUTHOR(S): Deirdre Lovecky
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Through recognizing the different levels and kinds of giftedness, this book provides an insight into the challenges and benefits specific to gifted children with attention difficulties. Explaining why certain children are gifted and how giftedness is manifested, each chapter on a specific topic addresses the relevance for children with AD/HD and Asperger Syndrome. Lovecky guides parents and professionals through methods of diagnosis and advises on how best to nurture individual needs, positive behavior and relationships at home and at school.Lovecky explores concepts such as asynchrony and the effects of such ‘uneven’ development on children, using case studies to illustrate emotional, intellectual, creative and social development. Different Minds, with its wealth of practical and background information, is essential reading for all those who live or work with gifted children with attention difficulties.