Originally Posted By: Portia
Gifted also display the intense interests. Those not familiar with gifted traits will point to ASD. The difference is not in the what, it is in the how and it is very subtle. Is the information learned used creatively or simply regurgitated?


Portia - can you expand upon this statement? Our DD12 (DYS) is also crazy intense, fairly introverted, and just is - different - than so many kids. We read up on girls on the spectrum, but it never quite fits. I am interested in your info used "creatively vs regurgitated". Therapists have wondered about DD...