Prejudices in dealing with giftedness have been around for years. In my private practice for giftedness, I have been working very successfully since 2003 with quick-thinking children and adolescents and highly gifted adults in a wide variety of professional positions, whether specialists, executives, managers, or self-employed. Even then, I was always amazed at the prejudices […]
Disorder or personality trait with great strengths? Asperger’s autism and giftedness are phenomena that have always fascinated people. Now that more and more people are willing to publicly report their personality traits, people with high giftedness and/or Asperger’s autism are finally allowed to “come out”. However, there is still a lot of misinformation about Asperger’s
Gifted adults often experience great relief after taking an IQ test. However, many highly gifted adults only learn of their giftedness with an IQ test relatively late. Many of these late-diagnosed adults with a high level of giftedness have already taken an IQ test once, as a child in elementary school.