Supporting My Gifted Child
Your Gifted Child - article that provides tips for at school and at home
Advocacy- Working with Your Child's School - article that provides numerous strategies on how to advocate for your gifted student
Some Dos and Don't For Raising Your Gifted Kids - helpful tips to help find a happy middle ground
20 Questions Parents Should Ask Teachers - substantive questions to help build a connection between schools and families
Understood for Learning & Attention Issues- find supports for learning, attention, and social emotional supports and strategies from a collection of 15 non-profit organizations on this easy to navigate website
The Role and Importance of Process- "Why do I have to show my work if I can do it in my head?" This article for parents and teachers explores both the points of view on whether or not gifted students should show his/her work.
Rangeview High School's Gifted, Talented, and Advanced website has information of use to both parents and students
Social and Emotional Support of Gifted Children
Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) - organization with the programs, resources, and opportunities to get involved
10 Social & Emotional Needs of the Gifted - a few insights about what gifted students may be thinking and some further reading to support these needs
Asynchronous Development - gifted children often have significant variations within themselves and develop unevenly across cognitive, emotional, and physical domains
Reaching New Horizons: Gifted and Talented Education for Culturally Diverse Students - J. A. Castellano and E.I. Diaz
Growing Up Gifted - Barbara Clark
The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids - Sally Yahnke Walker
Websites for Parents of Gifted Children
Parent Blogs- This list of online communities can help families connect and learn from each other.
Community Resources to Support Talent Domains
Mensa, the High IQ Society
Mensa, the high IQ society, provides a forum for intellectual exchange among its members. There are members in more than 100 countries around the world.
Activities include the exchange of ideas through lectures, discussions, journals, special-interest groups, and local, regional, national and international gatherings; the investigations of members' opinions and attitudes; and assistance to researchers, inside and outside Mensa, in projects dealing with intelligence or Mensa.
Early Access is admitting highly gifted students into kindergarten or first grade before state age requirements as a grade acceleration opportunity.