Helpful Websites for Parents

Helpful Websites for Parents

 

Buncombe County’s PAGE Chapter (Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education)

PAGE is Buncombe county’s gifted education advocacy group.

 

48 Essential Links for Parents of Gifted Children

This is a great resource for families!

 

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) 

Although we often focus on the academic and intellectual needs of gifted students, there are also social and emotional issues that are unique to gifted children and adults. Perfectionism, underachievement, and peer relations are just a few of the issues affecting gifted individuals, causing stress for both students and their families. SENG is a nonprofit organization that offers information and resources to parents and educators and seeks to promote environments where gifted students can thrive. Lots of great information for parents available at this website, especially from their Resource Library.

 

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page

Created by the parent of a gifted child, this is one of the most parent-friendly gifted education sites out there. It covers a wide variety of topics, from gifted students with learning disabilities to parenting a gifted child.

 

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