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INTELLIGENT SON

How does a father deal with a more-intelligent son?

Say the boy is twelve, going to a gifted school, with an IQ around 180 and just a touch of autism—but precocious.  He’s a nice kid and respectful, but one of his missing pieces is that he thinks everybody knows everything he knows and he doesn’t understand when they don’t.  He reads Crime and Punishment and studies Calculus.  He skims through a light novel in one evening.  He knows what his dad is about to say before the words are formed. Continue reading

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