The following resources may be of interest to parents of gifted children and are available for checkout from our library in Advanced Academic and Gifted Services.
Parents are welcome to browse our library at the Adams 12 Educational Support Center or we can send a requested copy to your child's school. Books noted with an asterisk (*) may be available at at your child's school library for checkout. Contact your school’s GT Coordinator for more information on school-based resources. Please contact Cathy Jordan if you are interested in checking-out any of the following resources.
The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide, for ages 10 & under—Advice and insights from Gifted Kids’.
The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide, A Teen Handbook—Advice and insights from Gifted Kids’.
Perfectionism, What’s Bad About Being Too Good—Strategies for learning how to ease up on yourself and get your perfectionism under control.
* The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children, What Do We know?—Essential topics that look at the social & emotional development of gifted children.
Stress and Your Child, A Parent's’ Guide to Symptoms, Strategies and Benefits—Understanding of the sources of stress, and the strategies for helping your child cope.
To Be Gifted & Learning Disabled—Strategies for helping bright students with LD, ADHD, and more.
What Kids Need to Succeed—proven, practical ways to raise good kids.
Fighting Invisible Tigers—A stress management guide for teens.
Boys and Girls Learn Differently! A Guide for teachers and Parents—Tools to provide boys and girls with true equal educational opportunities.
* When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers, How to meet their social and emotional needs—This book offers proven, practical suggestions for encouraging social & emotional growth.
Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults—ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, Depression, and other disorders.
A Hope in the Unseen—An American odyssey from the inner city to the ivy league.
* Helping Gifted Children Soar, A practical guide for parents and teachers (English & Spanish)—When you learn a child is gifted, what should you do?
How to Help Your Child with Homework—The complete guide to encouraging good study habits and ending the homework wars.
The Survival Guide for Teachers of Gifted Kids—How to plan, manage, and evaluate programs for gifted youth K-12.