ERIC Number: ED460549
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Challenge of Raising Your Gifted Child.
California Association for the Gifted.
This guide for parents of gifted children answers frequently asked questions, identifies resources, and text of relevant California laws and regulations. Preliminary material includes an introduction and a "Declaration of the Educational Rights of the Gifted Child" by Barbara Clark. Part 1 provides answers to parents' questions concerning: characteristics of gifted children, identification of gifted children, available programs, social and emotional needs, special challenges, and parent advocacy. Part 2 lists resources for parents and students. These include: position statements, services, and publications of the California Association for the Gifted (CAG); examples of characteristics of gifted students; journals; associations; organizations and programs; research centers; educational resources online; free and almost free informational materials; and acronyms related to gifted education in California and elsewhere. Part 3 contains portions of the California laws and regulations governing programs for gifted students in public schools. Part 4 contains an annotated list of recommended books for parents. Part 5 includes "CAG Position Statements: A Glossary." (Contains 58 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Advocacy, Child Rearing, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Information Sources, Parent Associations, Parent Role, Special Programs, State Legislation, State Regulation, Student Characteristics
California Association for the Gifted, 18548 Hawthorn Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (Item #P.03, $12; quantity discounts available). Tel: 714-962-5407; Fax: 714-962-8804; e-mail: CAGOffice@aol.com; Web site: http://www.CAGifed.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Association for the Gifted.
Identifiers - Location: California