Parents

Beginning Resources:

www.hoagiesgifted.org
www.nagc.org
http://gifted.uconn.edu/
www.sengifted.org

Beginning Books:

  • They Say My Kid's Gifted, Now What?  by Richard Olenchak
  • The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids: How to Understand, Live With and Stick Up for Your Gifted Child by Sally Yahnke Walker
  • When Gifted Kids Don't Have All The Answers: How to Meet Their Social and Emotional Needs by Jim Dellisle & Judy Galbraith


Join or start local Affiliate Group:

Under the Utah Association of Gifted Children, a local affiliate networks with other parents facing similar challenges, finds resources and advocates for programs and services. The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) publication "Starting and Sustaining a Parent Group to Support Gifted Children" has valuable information for understanding and starting parent groups.  If you want to start a local affiliate, complete the application in the Affiliate Handbook and send it to [email protected]