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High IQ - Gift or Challenge?

A high IQ is often seen as a golden ticket to a successful life - but, in reality, there can be many downsides to being the "odd one out".

Mensa's gifted child consultant Lyn Kendall invites you to an afternoon of invaluable advice and discussion about the pros and cons of being labelled "gifted".

It will take place at the Double Tree by Hilton hotel in Manchester city centre, starting at 13:30 on Saturday February 17.

Lyn will discuss how children and adults with a very high IQ can struggle to fit in with a society that caters for the 80-90 per cent in the middle of the bell curve.

If this sounds like you, or you have a child, relative or friend that fits into the 'different' category, join Lyn for this innovative and informative afternoon.

Tickets cost £15, which includes an invaluable session hosted by Lyn, tea/coffee, and pastries. For more details and to book, click here (login required).

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Lyn Kendall is a psychologist and educator working with children and adults at both ends of the ability scale. She has a huge wealth of experience, skill and knowledge.

She has been featured in and written for newspapers and magazines and continues to appear on radio and television programmes. She is a consultant on Channel 4's 'Child Genius' programme.

James H. Oldfield

James H. Oldfield

James is a husband and a father. When time permits, he's some other things too. Junior Members and Families Officer, for Mensa North West. Also occasional poet, writer and all-round mangler of words.

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