Special Education and Gifted

Ideas and information about how we can support disabled and gifted students

Amiti Addrisi of King 5 News shares the inspiring story of Delaney Foster, a talented senior at King's High School in Seattle who loves participating in her high school's robotics program. Her sister Kendall - who has special needs...
When you have a child with a disability, there’s this gnawing feeling you can never completely push out of your mind or your heart: that some people, if given the choice, just don’t want to deal with your kid....
The Northshore School District (NSD) serves high-achieving and highly-motivated students with two programs, a test-in highly-capable (“Hi-Cap”) program for grades second through eight at a limited number of schools, and a self-select honors program at every junior high, where students...
"On the first day of school, perhaps the only person more discussed than the "new kid" is the "new kid who skipped a grade."Words like "gifted," "brilliant" and "genius" get thrown around to describe these students. Education researchers generally...

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