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Gifted Children and Parental Support

Gifted children have special needs and can often become frustrated or bored easily without proper stimulation and challenges. While many areas have programs specifically geared to support gifted students, many unfortunately do not. The good news is, there is plenty that you can do as a parent to support your gifted child to help them grow and thrive.

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  • 11.

    Enrichment Activities and Resources for Gifted Children

    The child who has a good understanding of abstract concepts and has a strong reasoning ability neds the challenge of...

    Source: American Association for Gifted Children
  • 12.

    Supporting Your Gifted Child

    A gifted child is more than fantastic report cards. Here are some parenting tips to help you cope with the challenges...

  • 13.

    Mentor Relationships and Gifted Learners

    "If we want them to achieve, we must link them with achievers....One plus one--Pass it on." (H. Weinberg, The Public...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Characteristics of Gifted Children

    Gifted individuals may exhibit some of the following characteristics. Keep in mind that gifted individuals are not a...

    Source: Duke University Talent Identification Program
  • 15.

    Gifted Readers and Reading Instruction

    Questions about gifted readers and how best to teach them have been posed since the inception of gifted education. Do...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 16.

    Is Your Child Gifted?

    Albert Einstein was 4 years old before he spoke a word, and 7 before he could read. Winston Churchill failed the 6th...

  • 17.

    Helping Your Highly Gifted Child

    Most parents greet the discovery that their child is not merely gifted but highly or profoundly gifted with a...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 18.

    Should Your Child Skip a Grade?

    It's a frustrating scenario: you know your son is bright - so smart, in fact, that you are embarrassed to brag about him...

  • 19.

    Extremes of Intelligence: Mental Retardation and Giftedness

    No matter how we choose to define and assess intelligence, it is true that there will be a wide range of individual...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall