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Parent Resources


Delisle, James R. and Galbraith, Judy. When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers. Free Spirit Publishing, 2002.

Delisle, James R. and Galbraith, Judy. Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children. Free Spirit Publishing, 2006.

Greenspon, Thomas S. Freeing Our Families From Perfectionism. Free Spirit Publishing, 2001.
Johnson, Nancy L. The Faces of Gifted. Pieces of Learning, 1985.
Matthews, Dona J. and Foster, Joanne F. Being Smart About Gifted Kids: A Handbook for Parents and Educators. Great Potential Press, 2004.
Strip, Carol Ann and Hirsch, Gretchen. Helping Gifted Children Soar. A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers. Great Potential Press, 2000.
Rogers, Karen. Reforming Gifted Education. Great Potential Press, 2002.
Walker, Sally Yahnke. The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids. Free Spirit Publishing, 1991.
Webb, James T., Meckstroth, Elizabeth A., and Tolan, Stephanie S. Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers. Great Potential Press, 1989.


Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC) - OAGC advances understanding of the needs of the gifted, promotes establishment of programs and services for gifted students, and encourages the exchange of information on the national, state and local level.
National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) - NAGC invests all of its resources to train teachers, encourage parents and educate administrators and policymakers on how to develop and support gifted children and what's at stake if high-potential learners are not challenged and encouraged.
Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted (SENG) - SENG focuses their work on the social and emotional side of giftedness through publications, conferences, online resources, and consulting.
National Society for the Gifted and Talented (NSGT) – The NSGT is a not-for-profit organization created to honor and encourage gifted and talented children and youth. It is committed to acknowledging and supporting the needs of G&T children and youth by providing recognition of their significant academic and artistic accomplishments and access to educational resources and advanced learning opportunities directly related to their interests and talent areas.


Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page – the “all things gifted” page.

Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration (IRPA) – dedicated to the study and support of educational acceleration for academically talented students. – assistance to parents in raising gifted children to full and productive adulthood.