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Resources for Parents

Numerous resources are available today that provide information and advice about gifted education and gifted kids; it can be daunting to select only one or two. We have listed those resources which we have personally found to be useful in living and working with gifted individuals.

For a more focused list, choose a subcategory below.

Books


A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children
Author:
James Webb, Ph.D., et al

Used in SENG groups


A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children
Author:
James Webb, Ph.D., et al

Used in SENG groups


Being Smart About Gifted Children: A Guidebook for Parents and Educators
Author:
Joanne Foster, Ed.D

Being Smart About Gifted Children: A Guidebook for Parents and Educators
Author:
Joanne Foster, Ed.D

Gifted Children
Author:
Ellen Winner

Gifted Children
Author:
Ellen Winner

Gifted Grown Ups: The mixed blessings of extraordinary potential
Author:
Marylou Streznewski

Gifted Grown Ups: The mixed blessings of extraordinary potential
Author:
Marylou Streznewski

Gifted Students with Disabilities
Author:
Terry Friedrichs, Ph.D

Gifted Students with Disabilities
Author:
Terry Friedrichs, Ph.D

High IQ Kids: Collected Insights, Information, and Personal Stories from the Experts
Author:
Kiesa Kat, et al

High IQ Kids: Collected Insights, Information, and Personal Stories from the Experts
Author:
Kiesa Kat, et al

High IQ Kids: Collected Insights, Information, and Personal Stories from the Experts
Author:
Kiesa Kat, et al

Living With Intensity
Author:
Susan Daniels, Ph.D. and Michael Peichowski, Ph.D.

Living With Intensity
Author:
Susan Daniels, Ph.D. and Michael Peichowski, Ph.D.

Making & Keeping Friends: Ready-to-Use Lessons, Stories, and Activities for Building Relationships (Grades 4-8)
Author:
John J. Schmidt, Ed.D

Making & Keeping Friends: Ready-to-Use Lessons, Stories, and Activities for Building Relationships (Grades 4-8)
Author:
John J. Schmidt, Ed.D

Making & Keeping Friends: Ready-to-Use Lessons, Stories, and Activities for Building Relationships (Grades 4-8)
Author:
John J. Schmidt, Ed.D

On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children: Issues and Factors in Their Psychological Development
Author:
Tracy L. Cross

On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children: Issues and Factors in Their Psychological Development
Author:
Tracy L. Cross

Parenting Gifted Kids
Author:
James R. Delisle, Ph.D.

Parenting Gifted Kids
Author:
James R. Delisle, Ph.D.

Re-Forming Gifted Education
Author:
Karen Rogers, Ph.D.

Re-Forming Gifted Education
Author:
Karen Rogers, Ph.D.

Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women, & Giftedness
Author:
Barbara A. Kerr, Ph.D

Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women, & Giftedness
Author:
Barbara A. Kerr, Ph.D

Some Of My Best Friends Are Books
Author:
Judith Wynn Halsted

Some Of My Best Friends Are Books
Author:
Judith Wynn Halsted

Teaching Young Gifted Children in the Regular Classroom: Identifying, Nurturing, and Challenging (Ages 4-9)
Author:
Joan F. Smutny et al

Teaching Young Gifted Children in the Regular Classroom: Identifying, Nurturing, and Challenging (Ages 4-9)
Author:
Joan F. Smutny et al

The Mislabeled Child
Author:
Brock Eide, MD., MA and Fernette Eide, MD.

The Mislabeled Child
Author:
Brock Eide, MD., MA and Fernette Eide, MD.

The Price of Privilege
Author:
Madeline Levine, Ph.D.

The Price of Privilege
Author:
Madeline Levine, Ph.D.

The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What do we know?
Author:
Maureen Neihart et al

The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What do we know?
Author:
Maureen Neihart et al

Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner
Author:
Linda Silverman, Ph.D

Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner
Author:
Linda Silverman, Ph.D

When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers
Author:
Jim Delisle, Ph.D., and Judith Galbraith, M.A

When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers
Author:
Jim Delisle, Ph.D., and Judith Galbraith, M.A

Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades and What You Can Do About It
Author:
Sylvia Rimm

Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades and What You Can Do About It
Author:
Sylvia Rimm

Work Left Undone: Choices & Compromises of Talented Females
Author:
Sally Morgan Reis

Work Left Undone: Choices & Compromises of Talented Females
Author:
Sally Morgan Reis