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.
The Association for the Gifted/Council for Exceptional Children
Division of Council for Exceptional Children that focuses on gifted children
Organization that provides a forum for communication for people with high intelligence
The National Association for Gifted Children
Links to conventions, advocacy and publications
National Society for the Gifted and Talented
Nonprofit organization to connect gifted children to opportunities and each other
Ohio Association for Gifted Children
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
Access to articles, parent groups, and annual conference information
Center for Talent Development
Programs for summer enrichment and Midwest Academic Talent Search
ERIC Digests on Gifted and Talented
Series of research-based articles on gifted and talented children from educational research clearinghouse
Gifted Kids Speak
Forums for questions from children and families on giftedness
Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page
Links to everything gifted
Ohio Department of Education
Educational policy in Ohio accessed by clicking on “Learning Conditions and Supports” and then “Gifted”
Sylvia Rimm’s “So Your Child is Gifted”
Access to many articles on giftedness, underachievement and perfectionism from family practitioner
University of Connecticut/Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
Links to National Research Center on Gifted and Talented
US Department of Education/Javits Program
Description of federally funded projects in gifted education
Catalog with teaching and parenting materials as well as journal subscriptions
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.