ERIC Number: ED510192
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 0
A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children
Webb, James T.; Gore, Janet L.; Amend, Edward R.; DeVries, Arlene R.
Great Potential Press, Inc.
Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: Characteristics of gifted children; Peer relations; Sibling issues; Motivation & underachievement; Discipline issues; Intensity & stress; Depression & unhappiness; Educational planning; Parenting concerns; Finding professional help; and much, much more! This book contains the following chapters: (1) Defining Giftedness; (2) Characteristics of Gifted Children; (3) Communications: The Key to Relationships; (4) Motivation, Enthusiasm, and Underachievement; (5) Establishing Discipline and Teaching Self-Management; (6) Intensity, Perfectionism, and Stress; (7) Idealism, Unhappiness, and Depression; (8) Acquaintances, Friends, and Peers; (9) Family Relationships: Siblings and Only Children; (10) Values, Traditions, and Uniqueness; (11) Complexities of Successful Parenting; (12) Children Who Are Twice-Exceptional; (13) How Schools Identify Gifted Children; (14) Finding a Good Educational Fit; and (15) Finding Professional Help. Appendices include: (1) Resources; and (2) Suggested Readings. The following are also included in this book: (a) Dedication; (b) Preface; (c) Introduction; (d) Endnotes; (e) References; (f) Index; and (g) About the Authors.
Descriptors: Siblings, Parent Materials, Academically Gifted, Underachievement, Child Rearing, Motivation, Family Relationship, Depression (Psychology), Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Relationship, Discipline, Self Control, Peer Relationship, Individual Characteristics, Sibling Relationship, Stress Management, Stress Variables, Values
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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