Gifted ADHD Children
Choosing the right high school for gifted + ADHD
We are researching high schools for our son, 13, who is gifted and ADHD w/high impulsivity. The search includes both private and public.
Because he’s 2E and tested very high in some areas (99.9%+), our assumption is that he would benefit from a program that’s self-paced with small/1x1 instruction. But those specialized schools are small, not social, expensive and don’t have sports. Our enjoys sports and being social.
If he goes to a school with large classroom settings that offers the social component + sports, he’ll be tracking with a large group, we know he’ll get bored, which is problematic for a boy with high impulsivity
I’d value this group’s thoughts on how to approach this. You’ve been so helpful on other questions! Are we thinking about this the right way? Are there other factors we should consider?
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