ERIC Number: ED172501
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Your Gifted Child and You. Revised Edition.
Intended for parents and teachers of gifted and talented children, the book discusses identification criteria and educational strategies for developing their potential. Case studies of gifted and talented children are cited and a checklist of common characteristics is provided. Suggestions are given for fostering creativity in the home; and special problems of the gifted are explained to include underachievement, cultural differences, and learning difficulties. Answers are presented to parents' questions about raising a gifted child and guidelines are given for developing a parent organization. Among appendixes are a bibliography, resource listing, and directory of state parent organizations for the gifted. (CL)
Descriptors: Creative Development, Gifted, Parent Associations, Parent Role, Resource Materials, Student Characteristics, Talent, Talent Identification
The Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales Unit, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 (Publication No. 143, $4.25)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
Identifiers: Parent Resources
Note: A Product of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children; This abstract supersedes ED 133 933 and EC 092 719