Off the Charts - Asynchrony and the Gifted Child

Off the Charts
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A book on profoundly gifted children and adults by the leading experts in the field. An exploration of the effects of asynchronous development on gifted individuals. Chapters describe the nature of asynchrony, methods of dealing with the challenges of asynchrony, and recommendations for adapting education in a variety of settings.


A book for parents, teachers, counselors, and others concerned with the optimal development of gifted to profoundly gifted individuals. Topics include:

  • Characteristics of asynchronous development
  • Understanding individual needs
  • Methods of identification
  • Family issues
  • Parenting
  • Counseling
  • Educational options