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    Really? I was looking at age requirements and the earliest I found wad 14, but in a different state. If Flinders also allows it, that's great. Although, I don't know if I would I ready for it! Uni is so grown up. That's why I thought with OUA he would be in the safety of his home. But, it's a long way off. I'll reevaluate in a few years.

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    Originally Posted by MumOfThree
    Squishys, if he's really ready then there will be a way, Flinders Uni has made it work at least once.
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    Really? I was looking at age requirements and the earliest I found wad 14, but in a different state. If Flinders also allows it, that's great. Although, I don't know if I would I ready for it! Uni is so grown up. That's why I thought with OUA he would be in the safety of his home. But, it's a long way off. I'll reevaluate in a few years.

    squishys, in case you didn't catch MumOfThree's reference:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terence_Tao

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    I don't catch on to anything lol. Thanks for the link!

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    Hi Squishys, UNSW has early admission for students 15 years or younger. http://www.unsw.edu.au/future-students/early-admission-exceptionally-talented-students-scheme. My wife works there and we have DS4 who is EG so it has come across our radar. Just need to get through the next decade!!

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    I'm not sure if I could send my baby away to another state any younger than 18! My son has an ambitious goal of finishing uni at 11 LOL!!

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    Squishys my child is not a math prodigy in even the slightest fashion, so I have no experience here. But honestly I think that these kids of ours are so unpredictable that you dont want to panic too much yet. And even in our anti gifted state, truly out there kids have been accommodated successfully before, so you know that handled well, for the right child, a path can be found...

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    I'm so naive about this gifted stuff it's embarrassing. I've only just learnt that you can be verbally OR mathematically gifted, or both, in the last year *blush* I am a very organised person so I like to have a plan. I am following my son's lead, so it is good to know that there are options. I really don't think, though, that I would send him on campus, just online uni stuff for fun.

    It is amazing how anti gifted this state is. Although I find it is just the school system and teachers- the people are quite open and excited to hear about gifted stories, in my experience.

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    Squishys I would tread carefully with who you talk to socially as well to be honest, I am extremely cautious these days. I've actually found (with a psych report in my hand) that schools have not been too hard to deal with, they cant always help, but they don't deny what's on the paper in front of them. Have you looked at PAC and Saints? It's where I would start looking if I had a boy, particularly an asynchronous mathy boy.

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    I don't share info too freely, but some people notice. By 'people' I meant more like my friends and family.

    I have considered PAC, but I'll probably go with Glenunga International (since we are atheists). It's a toss up between the rich kids or the smart kids. I have no idea. I'll start researching it more in a few years.

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    I've been following this thread and wanted to thank all the posters who've contributed to the discussion. This is one of the most informative threads I've seen on the forum!


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