Smart Shaming – Sorry, But Your Child is Too Smart to Qualify for Help

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“Yes we see that he has trouble reading fluently and has trouble with writing and has been diagnosed with dyslexia and dysgraphia, but he is meeting minimum grade expected levels…”

“We agree that your daughter has challenges with focus and attention and was diagnosed with ADHD but she is doing fine compared to other kids in her class. We have so many who struggle so much more…”

“I understand that your child has Asperger’s Disorder and has trouble with social skills and transitioning but he is doing fine academically…”

Sound familiar? Dr. Dan Peters of Summit Center has written an extremely meaningful article for Huffington Post on Smart Shaming and its effects on the twice-exceptional community.

Read the full article here.