Academic Advocacy for Gifted Children: A Parent’s Complete Guide

Academic Advocacy
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formerly titled Empowering Gifted Minds: Educational Advocacy That Works

This completely updated, definitive manual on gifted advocacy guides parents and teachers from documenting a child’s abilities to providing reasonable educational options year by year.  The necessity for daily accommodations in regular instruction (not just enrichment pull-outs) is emphasized by the children themselves—in case studies and their own accounts.
 
Winner of the First Place Legacy Award—Parent/Family category--and Foreword Magazine Silver Award for Parenting 
Learn about the problems and solutions for gifted students:
The Experience of Giftedness
What Do We Mean by “Gifted”?
Testing Considerations
Curriculum and Instruction
Underachievement:  When a Child is Too Advanced for the Educational Program
Underachievement:  Gifted Children With Learning Disabilities or Other Deficits
Successful Programs for Gifted Students
Models of Advocacy for Parents
Teachers of the Gifted
Charter Schools—in Principle and Practice
Planning Your Child’s Program—Year By Year
 
“This is the critical information we share with parents and teachers in our consultations at the Gifted Development Center, but wish we could cover at greater depth.”  Barbara Gilman