High Ability Resources for Parents

Parent Guide

"Parent Guide to High Ability Education and Advocacy"

Articles

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Websites

http://nagc.org
http://www.hoagiesgifted.org
http://www.sengifted.org
http://www.davidsongifted.org
http://giftedkids.about.com


Advocacy

You can refer to Section III of the Parent Guide also listed on this page or use the
following quick links to aid you in your advocacy efforts.

~ Contact your state and federal legislators to voice your support for funding high
ability education. Not sure who your legislators are? Go here and type in your address to
receive a listing of federal, state, and local legislators. Web sites and addresses are
included. You can often submit a brief email right online.

~ Or, if you would like to address a legislator in person, here are some tips on
what you can share with them.


~ For tips on advocating for your child at school, click here.


Reading Material

1. "Genius Denied" by Jan and Bob Davidson
2. "Parenting Gifted Kids" by James R. Delisle
3. "Helping Gifted Children Soar" by Carol A. Strip
4. “Gifted Kids' Survival Guide For Ages 10 and Under” Judy Galbraith
5. “The Survival Guide For Parents Of Gifted Kids” (older kids) Sally Yahnke Walker
6. “Light Up Your Child's Mind” Sally Reis and Joseph Renzulli
7. Do searches on Amazon or Google for topics like: Parenting Gifted Children,
Intensities of Gifted Children, Twice-Exceptional, Advocating For Your Gifted Child,
Raising Gifted Kids
8. For more resources, please see the resource pages in the Parent Guide, also
listed on the Parent Resource Center page.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR GIFTED CHILDREN

National Association for Gifted Children is an organization of educators, parents, and community people

interested in the development of gifted people. The Association serves as a communication network for

people seeking information related to giftedness. The Association publishes several books and pamphlets as

well as a quarterly journal and newsletter. There is an annual subscription.

Address:

1707 L Street, N. W., Suite 550

Washington, D.C. 20036

202-785-4268

ASSOCIATION FOR THE GIFTED (TAG)

The Association for the Gifted (TAG) is a division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). For

membership information write:

Address: The Association for the Gifted Council for Exceptional Children

1920 Association Drive Reston, VA 22091

(703 620-3660)

WORLD COUNCIL FOR GIFTED & TALENTED CHILDREN

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children is an international organization designed to promote the

educational and developmental well being of gifted and talented children throughout the world. It serves as a

medium of exchange of ideas, program plans, research, curriculum, and publications. It publishes a quarterly

newsletter and a semi-annual journal. There are annual dues.

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd, #11030 | Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: 1 (270) 745-4123 | Fax: 1 (270) 745-4124
www.world-gifted.org

INDIANA ASSOCIATION FOR THE GIFTED

The Indiana Association for Gifted is our state organization. It publishes a quarterly newsletter and holds an

annual convention for parents, teachers, and administrators. There are annual dues.

Address: Indiana Association for the Gifted

10421 Fall Creek Road

Indianapolis, Indiana 46256

SUPPORTING EMOTIONAL NEEDS OF GIFTED (SENG)

This group holds a national convention each August for parents and teachers. It is a support group for

interested parents. It is compiling a nationwide list of qualified psychologists and psychiatrists interested in

working with gifted children and their families.

Contact: SENG-WRIGHT State University

P.O. Box 1102

Dayton, Ohio 45401

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