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ERIC Number: EJ1191455
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Aug
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Perfectionism: Helping Gifted Children Learn Healthy Strategies and Create Realistic Expectations
Wilson, Hope E.; Adelson, Jill L.
Parenting for High Potential, v7 n3 p8-11, 22 Sep 2018
One of the most common concerns of parents and teachers of gifted children is perfectionism. Gifted children often have nearly impossibly high expectations of themselves in academic and other settings, causing high levels of anxiety. There are several ways in which perfectionism may manifest in children and many strategies for parents and teachers to help their students. Helpful resources are also provided.
National Association for Gifted Children. 1331 H Street NW Suite 1001, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 202-785-4268; Fax: 202-785-4248; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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