Recommended media for anyone who lives or works with a gifted child
Parents of Gifted Children
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9 Top Resources for Gifted Information
Are you wondering how to access information on talent searches, grade skips, and the myriad academic, social, and emotional needs of gifted kids? This handy list will help you to become a well informed parent or teacher.
A Love for Learning Motivation and the Gifted Child -review
A new release from Great Potential Press, written by Carol Strip Whitney and Gretchen Hirsch
A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children - review
A review of the new award winning guide for parents of gifted children
Academic Advocacy for Gifted Children
A user-friendly advocacy guide that will answer all of your questions and a few that you hadn't even though of yet! Authored by Barbara Jackson Gilman of the GDC.
Alphabet Kids - review
"Alphabet Kids" will help you to identify possible labels for your quirky kids, and point you in the right direction for diagnosis and treatment.
Amazon Kindle - review
Are you looking for a practical, yet exciting gift for an avid reader? Check out my review of amazon's kindle.
Asperger Syndrome in the Family - review
Liane Holliday Willey talks about her life with Asperger's Syndrome and Asperger's in general in, "Asperger in the Family-Redefining Normal". Where else might you find a list of "20 First Rate Ways to Describe Aspies"?
Being Smart About Gifted Education
A review of a helpful new book by Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster.
Children Above 180 IQ - review
A fascinating glimpse of Leta Hollingworth's out of print treasure, "Children Above 180 IQ" Stanford - Binet : Origin and Development.
College Planning for Gifted Students - review
Sandra Berger's Planning Guide will help parents and students as they attempt to get through the often confusing process of college choice and application.
Creating Award Winning History Fair Projects
Want to start something new at your school, in your homeschool group, or scout unit? How about a history fair? This guide book will show you how!
Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education
A fantastic new book brought to us by the National Association for Gifted Children and Prufrock Press pulls together a century of gifted research and presents findings on gifted kids and suicide, musical talent, early childhood, gifted girls, self-concept, and much, much, more.
Embracing the Wide Sky - review
Daniel Tammet is an amazing person. He once memorized and recited Pi to 22,514 places. In Embracing the Wide Sky - A Tour Across the Horizons of the Mind, he shares his thoughts on intellect and human capabilities.
Enriching the Young Naturalist - review
This handy guidebook will assist parents and classroom teachers who wish to introduce the concept of scientific observation and the study of plants, animals, and the natural world. The author is Jeff Danielian, editor in chief of Teaching for High Potential.
Gifted Education Newsletter
An overview of the Gifted Education site newsletter
Half Broke Horses - review
Gifted writer Jeannette Walls captivated readers with her own life story in The Glass Castle. Now, in Half Broke Horses, she takes the perspective of her maternal grandmother and tells another wonderful and terrible tale.
How to Raise a Genius
This article might not be what you expect! Originally published in Hip Slope Mama.
Infinity and Zebra Stripes - review
Wendy Skinner shares her story of educational advocacy and parenting of two exceptionally gifted children.
Inspiring Middle School Minds - review
The middle school years can be tough. Children who had pristine academic records may suddenly have mood and behavior changes. Grades may slip. Dr. Judy Willis explains the brain science behind these changes, and prescribes remedies for them.
Life in the Fast Brain -review
Karen Isaacson's zany account of life in a gifted family is sure to make you smile.
Look Me in the Eye - review
The life story of a man who grew up with undiagnosed Asperger's Syndrome. A fascinating read.
Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults
by James Webb, Edward Amend, Nadia Webb, Jean Goerss, Paul Beljian, and F. Richard Olenchak
NAGC Mile Marker Series - review
Guest reviewer Stephanie Ferguson brings us a review of a great new resource! The NAGC mile marker series: Your road map for supporting gifted children [CD-ROM].
Parents' Guide to IQ Testing and Gifted Education-review
An excellent guide to intelligence testing and gifted education, designed to help parents negotiate the often confusing process of intelligence testing in children
Peak Performance for Smart Kids - review
This highly engaging new book points out the seven habits of top performers and teaches parents to help their gifted children develop strategies for success.
Raising a Gifted Child - review
Prufrock Press and author Carol Fertig offer us a new parenting resource, "Raising a Gifted Child-A Parenting Success Handbook".
Raising Your Own Superheroes
Matt Binz and his wife Lee Binz, are known as the "Homescholars". Their specialty is assisting parents to homeschool children through high school.
School Success for Kids with ADHD - review
This comprehensive guidebook is the perfect resource for parents and professionals who work with kids with attention issues.
Some of My Best Friends Are Books - review
Read a review of the latest edition of Judith Wynn Halsted's phenomenal, "Some of My Best Friends Are Books"!
John Ratey's latest work, "Spark- The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain" is an impressive work that can lead you or your child to deal more effectively with the symptoms of attention deficit.
Special Needs Advocacy Resource Guide
Review of a new resource guide for parents and advocates of special needs children. Excellent information presented in an easy to understand format.
The Well Adjusted Child - review
Author Rachel Gathercole knocks one out of the park with her logical and well organized answer to the question homeschoolers hear most often, "What about socialization?"
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