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I saw an interesting facebook post from an acquaintance this week. 

She had her preschool age son tested for the gifted program and he qualified. She posted his IQ score on her facebook page. 

I found that to be pretty tacky. 

First of all, his IQ isn't as high as she thinks it is. LOL And it just seemed like kind of childish bragging. 

Would you ever post your child's IQ on a public forum like that?

by on Mar. 19, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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gonecrazi
by on Mar. 20, 2013 at 12:27 PM

 nope, I agree that is very tacky..

maxswolfsuit
by Max on Mar. 20, 2013 at 6:42 PM


Quoting LucyHarper:

It is actually not possible to get an accurate IQ on a child, they can give you an estimation and tell you if they are bright or not, but not a specific number until they are in their teens, so either she went to one of those bogus sites or she's lying.

There's really no way to target a 100% accurate IQ score for anyone. 

But scores are regularly given to children. It's standard practice for most full evaluations to include an IQ. 

maxswolfsuit
by Max on Mar. 20, 2013 at 6:43 PM


Quoting LucyHarper:



Quoting SahmTam:

Quoting LucyHarper:

It is actually not possible to get an accurate IQ on a child, they can give you an estimation and tell you if they are bright or not, but not a specific number until they are in their teens, so either she went to one of those bogus sites or she's lying.

I was given specific numbers by our school psychologist for my son who was 6 at the time of testing. I was given the overall number and numbers for different categories of the test.

She shouldn't have done that, it's not possible to accurately test a child of that age.


Where did you get that information?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wechsler_Intelligence_Scale_for_Children

mandy_2536
by Member on Mar. 20, 2013 at 6:52 PM
I Would Never Do That My Son Has A Very High IQ And Autism With It
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