Was just told over the last few days that because difficult child is gifted, he knows what COULD happen and that causes a lot of anxiety, vs most kids his age that do not think that far ahead. Also that his NEED for control is due to anxiety. When he was younger he was class clown, and we were told teachers couldn't teach because he had control of the class. Now, his refusal is his way of contol. So, besides medication any advice on dealing with this? I see difficult child in this article. Wondering how or if I can help him.