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Resources for "At Home" Learning
Online Learning Resources from Chicago Area Institutions
What is giftedness? Visit the National Association for Gifted Children Website to learn more.
Academic Acceleration: IAGC Acceleration Information Page
Advocating for Your Child: see also: IAGC Webpage - Be An Advocate!
Social-Emotional Support: Social Emotional
Links to Additional Online Resources (General):
National Parenting Gifted Children Week: IAGC's 2018 mailings provide information about acceleration and perspectives from parents whose children have been accelerated in school IAGC's 2018 National Parenting Gifted Children's Week mailings.
How To Support Your Exceptionally Able Child
View a slideshow of "How to Support Your Exceptionally Able Child at Home and at School," presented by Margaret Keane & Anna Giflin, Giftedkids.
National Association For Gifted Children Resources for Parents
NAGC's mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. We aim to help parents and families, K-12 education professionals including support service personnel, and members of the research and higher education community who work to help gifted and talented children as they strive to achieve their personal best and contribute to their communities. https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources-parents
Parenting for High Potential Magazine (NAGC)* https://www.nagc.org/member-access-php
The Davidson Institute has a mission to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference. To fulfill their mission, they have a variety of programs aimed at profoundly gifted students, including the summer THINK Institute, a full time school in Reno, an online homeschool high school, a Fellows program for students who have done something amazing, and a Young Scholars program, which supports the families of profoundly gifted children as well. They also support teachers of gifted children through their Educators Guild. www.davidsongifted.org
SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)
SENG's mission is to empower families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually. SENG hosts an annual conference and encourages parents to better understand their gifted children through SENG Model Parent Groups. www.SENGgifted.org
IAGC Book Recommendations on Parenting Gifted Children:
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