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
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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