Books and Website for Gifted Parenting and Education

Books

The books listed are in APA format.  All books listed on this page can be found on Amazon.com.  These books provide information for educating gifted children, parenting gifted children, and homeschooling gifted children.  This is not an extensive list, but it will provide readers with a variety of options to meet their needs.

Daniels, S. & Piechowski, M. (2009).  Living with intensity: Emotional development of gifted children, adolescents, and adults.  Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Davidson, J., Davidson, B. & Vanderkam, L. (2004).  Genius denied: How to stop wasting our brightest young minds.  New York: Simon & Schuster.

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

Delisle, J. (2006).  Parenting gifted kids: Tips for raising happy and successful children.  Waco, Tex: Prufrock Press.

Fertig, C. (2009).  Raising a gifted child: A parenting success handbook.  Waco, Tex: Prufrock Press.

Fonseca, C. (2011).  Emotional intensity in gifted students: Helping kids cope with explosive feelings.  Waco, Tex: Prufrock Press.

Greenspon, T. (2007).  What to do when good enough isn’t good enough: The real deal on perfectionism: A guide for kids.  Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Pub.

Ruf, D. (2005).  Losing our minds: Gifted children left behind.  Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Ruf, D. (2009).  5 levels of gifted: School issues and educational options.  Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Siegle, D. (2013).  The underachieving gifted child: Recognizing, understanding, and reversing underachievement.  Waco, Tex: Prufrock Press.

Sousa, D. (2009).  How the gifted brain learns.  Thousand Oaks, Calif: Corwin.

Supporting emotional needs of the gifted: 30 essays on giftedness, 30 years of SENG.  (2012 New York: Createspace.

Walker, S. & Pernu, C. (2002).  The survival guide for parents of gifted kids: How to understand, live with, and stick up for your gifted child.  Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit.

Webb, J. (2005).  Misdiagnosis and dual diagnoses of gifted children and adults: ADHD, bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, depression, and other disorders.  Scottsdale, Ariz: Great Potential Press.

Webb, J. (2007).  A parent’s guide to gifted children.  Scottsdale, Ariz: Great Potential Press.

West, C. (2012).  Homeschooling gifted and advanced learners.  Waco, Tex: Prufrock Press.

Websites

Center for Talented and Gifted at Northwestern University: http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/

Exquisite Minds: www.exquisite-minds.com

Gifted and Talented (Standford University): http://www.giftedandtalented.com

Gifted Homeschoolers Forum: www.giftedhomeschoolers.org

Hoagies Gifted: www.hoagiesgifted.org

National Association for Gifted Children: www.nagc.org

National Society for the Gifted and Talented: http://www.nsgt.org/

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities: http://www.smartkidswithld.org/

Special Needs Homeschooling: http://specialneedshomeschooling.com/

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted: www.SENGifted.org