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Links and Resources

Parents of children who are gifted may search for information on the academic, social and emotional needs of their children. The Oakwood Gifted Intervention Specialist Team has compiled the following gifted resources for families to explore.

ORGANIZATIONS
The Association for the Gifted/Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.cectag.org/
Division of Council for Exceptional Children that focuses on gifted children

Mensa
http://www.mensa.org/
Organization that provides a forum for communication for people with high intelligence

The National Association for Gifted Children
http://www.nagc.org/
Links to conventions, advocacy and publications

National Society for the Gifted and Talented
http://www.nsgt.org/
Nonprofit organization to connect gifted children to opportunities and each other

Ohio Association for Gifted Children
http://www.oagc.com/
Site with information for teachers, parents and higher education, including link to booklet, “What to Expect When . . . You’re Raising a Gifted Child”

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
http://www.sengifted.org/
Access to articles, parent groups, and annual conference information

INFORMATION
Center for Talent Development
http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/
Programs for summer enrichment and Midwest Academic Talent Search

ERIC Digests on Gifted and Talented
http://ericec.org/gifted/gt-diges.html
Series of research-based articles on gifted and talented children from educational research clearinghouse

Gifted Kids Speak
http://www.giftedkidspeak.com/
Forums for questions from children and families on giftedness

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page
http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/
Links to everything gifted

Ohio Department of Education
http://www.ode.state.oh.us
Educational policy in Ohio accessed by clicking on “Learning Conditions and Supports” and then “Gifted”

Sylvia Rimm’s “So Your Child is Gifted”
http://www.sylviarimm.com/articles.htm
Access to many articles on giftedness, underachievement and perfectionism from family practitioner

University of Connecticut/Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/
Links to National Research Center on Gifted and Talented

US Department of Education/Javits Program
http://www.ed.gov/programs/javits/index.html
Description of federally funded projects in gifted education

CATALOGS
Mindware: Brainy Toys for Kids of All Ages
http://www.mindwareonline.com
Catalog of games and materials to explore creative thinking, science, and strategy

Prufrock Press
http://www.prufrock.com/
Catalog with teaching and parenting materials as well as journal subscriptions

BOOKS
Adderholdt, M., & Goldberg, J. (1999). Perfectionism: What’s bad about being too good? Minneapolis: Free Spirit.

Delisle, J., & Galbraith, J. (2002). When gifted kids don’t have all the answers: How to
meet their social and emotional needs
. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.

Galbraith, J. (1999). The gifted kids’ survival guide: For ages 10 and under. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.

Galbraith, J., & Delisle, J. (1996). The gifted kids’ survival guide: A teen handbook. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.

Halstead, J. W. (2002). Some of my best friends are books: Guiding gifted readers from preschool to high school. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Kerr, B. A. (1994). Smart girls: A new psychology of girls, women, and giftedness. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Kerr B. A., & Cohn, S. J. (2001). Smart boys: Talent, manhood, and the search for meaning. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Rimm, S. (1995). Why bright kids get poor grades and what you can do about it. New York: Three Rivers.

Sousa, D. A. (2003). How the gifted brain learns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Walker, S. Y. (2002). The survival guide for parents of gifted kids: How to understand, live with, and stick up for your gifted child. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.