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SAGE: Supporting & Advocating for Gifted Education (GCISD parent group)

NAGC: National Association for Gifted Children

TAGT: Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented


SENG: Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

TED: Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world

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Books & Articles

Brownstein, M. (2015). A 2e Parent's Journey. Gifted Child Today38(4), 223-225.

Dawson, P. & Guare, R. (2009). Smart but scattered: The revolutionary “Executive Skills” approach to helping kids reach their potential. New York City, NY: Guilford Press.

Delisle, J.R. (2002). Parenting gifted kids: Tips for raising happy and successful gifted children. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Dweck, C.S. (2006). Mindset: The new psychology of success. New York City, NY: Ballantine Books.

Fertig, C. (2008). Raising a gifted child: A parenting success handbook. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Fonseca, C. (2010). Emotional intensity in gifted students: Helping kids cope with explosive feelings. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Galbraith, J. (1983). The gifted kids survival guide: For ages 10 & under. 3rd ed. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Jolly, J.L., Treffinger, D.J., Inman, T.F., & Smutny, J.F. Eds. (2011). Parenting gifted children: The authoritative guide from the National Association of Gifted Children. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Kennedy, D.M, Banks, R.S., & Grandin, T. (2011). Bright not broken: Gifted kids, ADHD, and Autism. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Kennedy-Moore, E., & Lowenthal, M.S. (2011). Smart parenting for smart kids: Nurturing your child’s true potential.San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Kurcinka, M.S. (1998). Raising your spirited child: A guide for parents whose child is more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, energetic. New York City, NY: HarperCollins.

Neihart, M., Pfeiffer, S.I. & Cross, T.L. (2016). The social and emotional development of gifted children: What do we know? 2nd ed. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Peters, D. (2013). From worrier to warrior: A guide to conquering your fears. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Peters, D. (2013). Make your worrier a warrior: A guide to conquering your child’s fears. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

VanGemert, L. (2017). Perfectionism: A practical guide to “Never Good Enough”. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Walker, S.Y. (1991). The survival guide for parents of gifted kids: How to understand, live with, and stick up for your gifted child. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Webb, J.T., Gore, J.L., Amend, E.R., & DeVries, A.R. (2007). A parent’s guide to gifted children. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.