Resources

Here are just a few of Gifted and Thriving's recommended resources for additional gifted/2e support.

Books

Books for Parents:

Make Your Worrier a Warrior:  A Guide to Conquering Your Child's Fears (Dan Peters)

A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children (James Webb, Janet Gore, Edward Amend & Arlene DeVries)

Differently Wired (Deborah Reber)

The Gifted Kids Survival Guide (James Delisle and Judy Galbraith)

Understanding Your Gifted Child From the Inside Out (James Delisle)

Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind (Arthur Costa & Beta Kallick)

Insight Into a Bright Mind (Nicole Tetreault

Living with Intensity:  Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability and Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults (Susan Daniels and Michael Piechowski)

Why Will No One Play With Me (Caroline Maguire)

Misdiagnosis and Duel Diagnosis of Gifted Children and Adults (James Webb, Edward Amend, Paul Beljan, Nadia Webb, Marianne Kuzujanakis, Richard Olenchak, and Jean Goerss)

How the Gifted Brain Learns (David Sousa)

The Explosive Child:  A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated and Chronically Inflexible Children (Ross Green)

The Mislabeled Child:  How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success (Brock and Fernadette Eide)

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew:  Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life (Sharon Saline and Laura Markham)

Embracing the Whole Gifted Self (Patricia Gatto-Walden)

The Rainforest Mind (Paula Prober)

Normal Sucks (Jonathan Mooney)

Bright Not Broken:  Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism (Diane Kennedy, Rebecca S. Banks and Temple Grandin

 

Books

Books for Educators/Counselors:

To Be Gifted & Learning Disabled (Susan Baum, Robin Schader & Steven Owen)

Total School Cluster Grouping & Differentiation (Marcia Gentry with Kristina Ayers Paul, Jason McIntosh, Matthew Fugate & Enyi Jen)

The Cluster Grouping Handbook:  How to Challenge Gifted Students and Improve Achievement for All (Susan Winebrenner & Dina Brulles)

Differentiated Lessons for Every Reader (Dina Brulles, Karen Brown & Susan Winebrenner

Counseling the Gifted & Talented (Linda Silverman)

Democracy and Education (John Dewey)

Fair Isn't Always Equal (Rick Wormeli)

Fulfilling the Promises of the Differentiated Classroom (Carol Ann Tomlinson)

Curriculum 21:  Essential Education for a Changing World (Heidi Hayes Jacobs)

The Art and Science of Teaching (Robert Marzano)

Classroom Assessment & Grading that Works (Robert Marzano)

Organizations and Website Resources

SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of Gifted):  www.sengifted.org

NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children):  www.nagc.org

Hoagies Gifted:  www.hoagiesgifted.org

Davidson Institute:  www.davidsongifted.org

Gifted Homeschooler's Forum:  www.ghflearners.org

Belin-Blank Center at the University of Iowa:  www.belinblank.education.uiowa.edu

Most states have at least on gifted site and some have two (for educators and parents)

 

Psychology/Therapy Support

Summit Center:  www.summitcenter.us

The Amend Group:  www.theamendgroup.com

The Gifted Development Center:  www.gifteddevelopment.org

Gail Post (Jenkintown, PA):  www.giftedchallenges.com

Matt Zakreski:  The Neurodiversity Collective (New Jersey):  www.drmattzakreski.com

Tina Harlow:  Guiding Bright (Steamboat Springs, CO):  www.guidingbright.com

Valery Fradkov (Warwick, NJ):  www.fradkov.com

Jerald Grobman (New York, NY):  www.psychotherapyservicesforthegifted.com

Paula Prober (Eugene, OR) www.rainforestmind.com (adult specialization)

Megan Parker Peters (Nashville):  www.lighthouseassessment.com

S. Abigail McCarrel:  www.welcomehomefamilytherapy.com

Sharon Saline:  www.drsharonsaline.com

Gifted/Twice-Exceptional Facebook Support Groups

 

Hoagies' Gifted Discussion Group

Parents of Gifted and Twice-Exceptional Kids

Twice Exceptional/2E Network International

We Are Gifted 2 - Educators & Community

Gifted Adults

TEFOS Executive Function Summit

Gifted 2e Adults

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