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Gifted and talented children

gift; gifted; talent; talented;;

All children have unique strengths and talents. However some children have particularly advanced or well developed skills and abilities in one or more areas.

'Gifted' refers to children with high potential while 'talented' means that they display skills which are advanced when compared to other children of their age.

More information

There is a lot of excellent information and videos about gifted and talented children and supporting them on the Raising Children Network website including

Resources in South Australia

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The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).

This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.

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