Gifted Information for Parents


Gifted Is Your Child

A parent introduction to gifted education in Florida:

http://www.rehabworks.org/docs/IntroGiftedEd.pdf


Tips for parenting gifted girls:

 

http://www.davidsongifted.org/Search-Database/entry/A10077

 

Tips for parenting gifted boys:

 

http://www.davidsongifted.org/Search-Database/entry/A10279

 

Parenting gifted students:

 

http://www.stephanietolan.com/helping.htm

 

http://www.esasd.net/cms/lib02/PA01001915/Centricity/Domain/1177/Consideration_and_Strategies_for_Parenting_the_Gifted_Child.pdf

 

http://www.davidsongifted.org/Search-Database/entry/A10284

 

48 essential links for parents of gifted students:

http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/50-essential-links-for-the-parents-of-gifted-children/


Dealing with underachievement:

 

http://www.sylviarimm.com/article_difdrum.html

 

Friendships in children of different intellectual levels:

 

http://sengifted.org/play-partner-or-sure-shelter-what-gifted-children-look-for-in-friendship/

 

Parental emotion coaching:

 

http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/raising_happiness/post/emotion_coaching_one_of_the_most_important_parenting_practices_in_the_histo

 

Parenting emotionally intense children:

 

http://talentdevelop.com/articles/ParentingEIGC.html

 

http://drdavewalsh.com/posts/183

 

Depression in gifted individuals:

 

http://sengifted.org/existential-depression-in-gifted-individual/

 

 

Time management strategies:

 

https://www.familyeducation.com/school/gifted-education/time-management-gifted-kids

 

Test taking strategies:

 

http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Papers/testtaking.htm

 

Tips for taming test anxiety:

 https://giftedchallenges.blogspot.com/2014/02/tips-for-taming-test-anxiety-because.html


Programs and scholarships for gifted students:

 http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/resources

 

College planning:

 https://www.familyeducation.com/school/preparing-college/parents-guide-college-planning-gifted-kids

 https://financialaidtoolkit.ed.gov/tk/

 https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

 

Tips for parent teacher conferences:

 http://www.davidsongifted.org/Search-Database/entry/A10296


National Association for gifted students resources for parents:

http://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources-parents

 

Answers to questions about accelerating your child:

http://www.accelerationinstitute.org/Resources/QA/

 

Hoagie’s gifted page:

 http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/

 

Procedural safeguards for gifted students:

 http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/7690/urlt/0070112-giftgard.pdf


We encourage parents to seek additional resources to better understand and support the unique needs of gifted children. Know that we are here to help!

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