ERIC Number: ED510188
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 0
Grandparents' Guide to Gifted Children
Webb, James T.; Gore, Janet L.; Karnes, Frances A.; McDaniel, Stephen
Great Potential Press, Inc.
Grandparents will often realize--even before parents--that a child is gifted, and that the child will need additional emotional and intellectual sustenance. Features of this book include: (1) Early signs of giftedness; (2) Special needs and areas of concern; (3) Unique roles of grandparents; (4) Building a bond with a grandchild; (5) Maximizing grandparenting; and (6) When a grandparent is the parent. Following an introduction, this book contains the following chapters: (1) You and Your Grandchild; (2) Is My Grandchild Gifted?; (3) Some Areas of Concern for Gifted Children; (4) Expanding the World for Gifted Children; (5) Maximizing Grandparenting; (6) When a Grandparent Becomes the Parent; (7) Educational Planning; (8) Other Resources for Gifted Children; (9) Advocating for Your Gifted Grandchild; and (10) Planning for the Future of Your Gifted Grandchild. Appendices include: (1) Websites for Grandparents; (2) Grandparent Support Groups and National Organizations; and (3) Recommended Readings for Grandparents and Parents. A Glossary, Endnotes, References, Index, and About the Authors are also included.
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Educational Planning, Academically Gifted, Grandparents, Advocacy, Family Relationship, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Planning, Web Sites, National Organizations
Great Potential Press, Inc. P.O. Box 5057, Scottsdale, AZ 85261. Tel: 877-954-4200; Tel: 602-954-4200; Fax: 602-954-0185; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.giftedbooks.com
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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