Gifted Bulletin Board

Welcome to the Gifted Issues Discussion Forum.

We invite you to share your experiences and to post information about advocacy, research and other gifted education issues on this free public discussion forum.
CLICK HERE to Log In. Click here for the Board Rules.

Links


Learn about Davidson Academy Online - for profoundly gifted students living anywhere in the U.S. & Canada.

The Davidson Institute is a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted students through the following programs:

  • Fellows Scholarship
  • Young Scholars
  • Davidson Academy
  • THINK Summer Institute

  • Subscribe to the Davidson Institute's eNews-Update Newsletter >

    Free Gifted Resources & Guides >

    Who's Online Now
    0 members (), 147 guests, and 11 robots.
    Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
    Newest Members
    calicocat, Heidi_Hunter, Dilore, Ross Kious, Alishaniche
    11,419 Registered Users
    April
    S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    7 8 9 10 11 12 13
    14 15 16 17 18 19 20
    21 22 23 24 25 26 27
    28 29 30
    Previous Thread
    Next Thread
    Print Thread
    Page 2 of 2 1 2
    Joined: Apr 2014
    Posts: 4,048
    Likes: 1
    A
    aeh Offline
    Member
    Offline
    Member
    A
    Joined: Apr 2014
    Posts: 4,048
    Likes: 1
    Vansh, I pm'd you.


    ...pronounced like the long vowel and first letter of the alphabet...
    Joined: Mar 2023
    Posts: 4
    M
    Junior Member
    Offline
    Junior Member
    M
    Joined: Mar 2023
    Posts: 4
    Hi aeh,

    I just submitted my first forum post as well, but it is stuck in moderation. I'd appreciate your taking a look when it comes through, and sending me a PM if you are able to help with the calculation of the WPPSI-IV GAI from the subtest scores alone.

    I just tried to send you a PM, but you seem to be over the limit.

    Joined: Mar 2024
    Posts: 1
    C
    New Member
    Offline
    New Member
    C
    Joined: Mar 2024
    Posts: 1
    Hi,

    the son of my partner is 12 and 6 months
    He is has an exceptional talent in music and drawing for his age (i'm highly trained in music so i'm able to judge his level).
    He is also highly bored at school. The school he goes now seem to be a low level, so to get things clearer i proposed his parents that he passes the WISC test. Which he did. The psychologist here (small town) only had the WISC-IV and did a terrible interpretation (very poor and wrong on several aspects).

    I'm quite new to all these tests but interested, so i studied since few days to interpret his results better.

    His results shows a big gap in different aspects of intelligence.
    He failed also on things (especially the worst one) because he complicated his way of doing. The exercise in itself is very easy, i verified this with him. But the fact that it was timed and that he suffers from anxiety made him take wrong decisions for his strategy.

    We might do more tests, for anxiety, ADHD and asperger.

    What i made him do is some fluid reasoning testing as from what i understand from his WISC results, that's where he is very good / excels.
    Indeed the exercises focused on fluid intelligence are easy for him.
    I suspect Asperger and/or ADHD because he shows signs and also because this discrepancy in results usually shows a disability.
    Most aspergers don't do well on WISC/WAIS but great on fluid reasoning tests.

    He seems to have a bad short term memory...
    To remember numbers and letters he placed in his mind each of them as notes and created a melody, in order to remember letters and numbers in order.
    It shows a Synesthesia (confirmed after, he attributes colors to letters etc). With that method he could do well (better auditive memory than visual).


    Drawing with cubes, 38 = 11 years and 6 months
    Similarities, 27 = 14 years and 6 months
    Digit span, 15 = 10 years and 4 months
    Pictures concept, 24 = more than 16 years and 7 months
    Keys, 33 = 8 years and 2 months (he wouldn't have this low results if not timed, as i double checked his ability on this, anxiety is a big issue)
    Vocabulary, 42 = 13 years and 10 months
    Succession of numbers and letters, 20 = 15 years (created a music melody to remember)
    Matrices, 25 = 14 years and 6 months
    Comprehension, 23 = 10 years and 10 months
    Find symbols, 28 = 12 years and 6 months

    We will address the anxiety and adhd, asperger.
    We plan on music, drawing and sciences classes.

    I would be grateful for any of your lights on his results as you have the experience i lack.
    Any advices on what we could do to improve his best skills (fluid intelligence)?
    Maybe some apps that he could use or else to keep learning at home.
    He speaks fluently spanish and english.

    Thank you in advance
    Very looking forward for some analysis from you.
    Chaya

    Page 2 of 2 1 2

    Moderated by  M-Moderator 

    Link Copied to Clipboard
    Recent Posts
    Jo Boaler and Gifted Students
    by thx1138 - 04/12/24 02:37 PM
    For those interested in astronomy, eclipses...
    by indigo - 04/08/24 12:40 PM
    Posting IQ test results/Intepretrati
    on of them

    by Chaya - 04/05/24 07:58 PM
    Seattle Public Schools shuts down gifted program
    by Eagle Mum - 04/05/24 02:18 PM
    Testing with accommodations
    by blackcat - 04/02/24 09:08 AM
    Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5