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Marianne Kuzujanakis M.D. M.P.H.
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Marianne Kuzujanakis, MD, MPH, is a pediatrician with a masters degree in public health from Harvard School of Public Health. She is Chair of the Professional Advisory Committee SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted).

She is co-founder of the SENG Misdiagnosis Initiative

She is a homeschool educator as well as a member of The Bright Not Broken/Lorna Wing Institute of America Advisory Board

Read more of her articles HERE

Twitter: MarianneKuz

Entries by Marianne Kuzujanakis M.D. M.P.H.

The Other Victims

(1) Comments | Posted December 8, 2015 | 6:48 AM


On December 2nd in San Bernardino, California, the U.S. experienced yet another mass shooting.

At a company Christmas party, 14 innocent people were killed and 21 wounded. Two shooters were also killed. News of the tragedy caught all of our...

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Breaking the Cycle

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 11:35 AM


The recent world events have left us in great pain and mourning. But large public events, whether terrorist attacks or natural disasters, are not the only events required to incite such pain. Each of us and all communities throughout time - the biggest...

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The Intensities of Giftedness

(6) Comments | Posted September 14, 2015 | 12:39 PM

Many gifted individuals - especially those at the highest levels of ability - seem to have an ability to function as specialized and highly sensitive receptacles for incoming stimuli. Human Geiger counters, so to speak.

They see, hear, sense, feel, think, imagine all to a degree that is often...

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(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2015 | 9:16 AM

Biologist Dr. E.O.Wilson spent many countless childhood hours watching ants. His unremitting interest eventually led to his ground-breaking research into sociobiology and biodiversity, becoming renown as the world's leading expert on myrmecology.

Dr. Terrance Tao, mathematician, spent endless childhood hours playing with puzzles and math problems. His consuming passion...

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Number 6 Burns Like an Orange Flame

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 6:23 PM


Say the number six and it sits at my temples, a serrated, moist tangerine sheen moving like fire. I prefer the number seven, pale turquoise and floating like a cottony cloud before my eyes. But my favorite has always been the number four,...

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The Misunderstood Face of Giftedness

(42) Comments | Posted April 10, 2013 | 12:05 PM

In K-12 classrooms everywhere are children at risk for being misunderstood, medically mislabeled, and educationally misplaced. Not limited to one gender, race, ethnicity or socioeconomic group, they could be the children of your neighbors, your friends, your siblings, and even yourself.

These at-risk children are gifted children.


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