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    Sorry about the delay. MAP 2-5 has some concordance with 6+, but it lacks the higher-level items (e.g., high school level math), which means that very high scores on the 2-5 typically see a small to moderate drop on retest with the 6+. In this case,
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    Yes, inadequately-managed ADHD can lower cognitive assessment scores. Substantially, for some persons. I can't comment on whether the current scores are valid or representative of your DC's underlying cognition, but it is certainly worth investigatin
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    Welcome! There are many factors that can affect testing results in a small child, beyond their actual cognitive ability, including fatigue, inattention, confusion about directions, anxiety, reluctance to guess, inexperience with timed tasks, relativ
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    Originally Posted By: greenlotus I would not spend the money on pricey private schools unless they really address the needs of HG+ students. I would save the money for college. I agree that all private are not geared to HG. DD's school was built
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