I Have a Genius Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 8 People

    A Tip To Parents

    Support your child always, and let them use their potential. Take them to school, ask them about what they are learning, teach them, and be open to their opinion. If you suffocate your child from their ability, not only will it slowly die, but the child will never be the same...
    themidnightowl themidnightowl
    13-15, F
    Nov 23, 2012

    Star Eyes

    When my son was five and at pre-primary school, his teacher asked the class: if I look up into the sky and see something that starts with the letter 'C' what might it be? My son's hand shot up: Constellations? Weeks later, he was tested by the school psychologist, who told...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    12 Responses Nov 3, 2009

    Actually My Brother

    My brother was considered a young genius. We have this program in my school district called the Lighthouse Program which is a program for kids who are WAY above their age group smartness. My brother was only one of three children who even qualified for this program. (Mind you, my...
    DemonVampire180 DemonVampire180
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2012

    At age two, she was reading.

    And not the usual baby books, either. She would read her father's books on the holocaust and other such events. Although she tells me she only understood about half of it, I get the feeling she had the general idea down. Although she had many peers in her early childhood, she...
    cookiedogism cookiedogism
    Apr 29, 2014

    Elven Year Old Prodigy

    In December of 2008, I started taking my son, DW, to an adolescent pathologist, for speech therapy for a very mild lisp, and because DW wont speak to anyone, save me and his other mom, C. He hasn't spoke to anyone else in eight years. We have been told, for years, that...
    juliettemontague juliettemontague
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2009


    From age one, my parents new i was extremely intelligent. Here is a conversation i had: Granny Joy: Have a look at this spoon honey! Me: Oooh! The pattern ont he handle is very intricate odn't you think? Granny Joy: What!?! Me: Fancy. Another one, age two: Mummy...
    GkateC GkateC
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2010
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