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Parent Resource Page

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We will use this location to place useful sites and documents for Parent use.

Book Titles for Parents of Gifted Youths

Book Title
Publisher Notes
Letting Go of Perfect Prufrock Press Dealing with perfectionist tendencies in gifted youth
The Gifted Kids Survival Guide Teen Version
Free Spirit Press Written with help from hundreds of gifted teenagers, this handbook is the ultimate guide to surviving and thriving in a world that doesn’t always value, support, or understand high ability.
The Gifted Kids Survival Guide For Ages 10 & Under
Free Spirit Press Help gifted children in the elementary grades realize they’re not alone, they’re not “weird,” and being smart is a bonus, not a burden.
Smart Kids with Learning Difficulties Prufrock Press This book provides tips for advocating for gifted and learning-disabled children, provide useful, practical advice for helping smart kids with learning challenges succeed in school.
Prufrock Press Catalog of Parenting Books Prufrock Press Collection of resources valuable to parents of gifted children.
The Gifted Child Today Prufrock Press  
Edutopia The George Lucas Educational Foundation The Foundation documents and disseminates information about exemplary programs in K-12 schools to help spread these practices nationwide.



Document Respository 

Document Updated Notes
Memo with Online Resources October 2008 A document with useful parent hyperlinks
Asynchronous Development October 2008 A brief description of the uneven development of talented students
Chess Improves Learning November 2008 A PDF article desribing the many benefits that chess provides to young learners
More document to come!    


Websites for Parents

Websites Updated Notes
Resources For Parents of Gifted Children
November 2008 A Website for parents of gifted children. Lists of resources and information.
Hoagies Gifted Education Pages November 2008 An excellent starting point for teachers and parents of gifted students.
Parenting Gifted Children Spring 2009 A website from Prufrock Press, a leader in research and development of educational tools for the gifted.
Gifted Resource Page Spring 2013 A website with links to many online resources on the Internet





Websites Updated Notes
NAGC  October 2009 National Association for Gifted Children


Interesting Programs for Talented Students

Websites Updated Notes

John Hopkins

Center for Talented Youth

Spring 2013
A program for talented students on the Maryland campus of a prestigious research university.
C.W. Post Center for Gifted Youth  Spring 2013 
Fall, Spring and Summer courses for gifted youngsters in a local setting. 
Resources For Parents of Gifted Children
Spring 2013
A Website for parents of gifted children. Lists of resources and information.
Hofstra Gifted Academy Spring 2013
A local progam that provides student the opportunity to work alongside other talented students in many academic areas.
Tanglewood Center for Science Teaching and Learning Spring 2013
Exciting weekend programs to challenge young learners
DNA Learning Center Summer Camps Spring 2013 The Dolan DNA Learning Center offers exciting DNA research camps over the summer. The Long Island locations are Lake Success and Cold Spring Harbor




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