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Gifted Parents

So you say my child is gifted...now what?

 

Links for Parents of Gifted Children

 

(Click on the title to go to the web page)

The Ohio Association for Gifted Children

Although some resources on this site require a membership in OAGC, there are a wealth of resources for free--gifted advocacy updates, updates from the Ohio Department of Education, various print resources, and much more!

NAGC Program Standards

This site provides a description of NAGC's Program Standards for Gifted Education.  This provides an overview of the qualities NAGC recommends each gifted program should have.

The Twice-Exceptional Newsletter

This free resource sends monthly emails to your inbox about gifted education and twice-exceptionality (having both gifted and special education needs).  Back issues of the subscription newsletter are also available.

Is it a Cheetah?

 "The child who does well in school, gets good grades, wins awards, and "performs" beyond the norms for his or her age, is considered talented. The child who does not, no matter what his innate intellectual capacities or developmental level, is less and less likely to be identified, less and less likely to be served. A cheetah metaphor can help us see the problem with achievement-oriented thinking..." ...read more of this article from national gifted education expert Stephanie Tolan!