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Gifted Education Resources

by Mary Ann Kelley

Raising Gifted Kids

Raising Poppies Facebook Group
“Parents of gifted and twice-exceptional children often feel isolated, alone, and like others just don’t get them or their kids. We do. We get it. And we’re right there in the trenches with you, raising our own poppies, hoping we’re getting it right. This is the group you’ve always needed. Grab a cup of coffee, some chocolate, and bring your questions, concerns, and successes — bragging about your kids is encouraged. We can’t guarantee that others will ever ‘get’ what it’s like to raise a kiddo like yours, but we can guarantee that you’ll find support and encouragement right here.”

Learning Abled Kids
Homeschooling a child with Specific Learning Disabilities like ADD, ADHD, or Dyslexia can be a challenging task. Undoubtedly, your child will benefit from the one-on-one instruction. Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills, and tools for educating your child.

Gifted Development Center
(a service of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development) “We serve parents, schools, and advocacy groups for gifted children with information about identification, assessment, counseling, learning styles, programs, presentations, and resources

Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children
A National Volunteer Resource and Support Network for Highly Gifted Children, their Families, Schools and Communities

GT World
“At GT World, we strive to provide a warm, comfortable, yet challenging environment in which to explore intellectual giftedness and the issues which surround it. These include parenting and advocating for our children, teaching them how to advocate for themselves, the experience of growing up gifted, obtaining an appropriate education, helping gifted kids with learning disabilities, and the wide range of other issues which tend to be flavored strongly by the our own and our children’s “difference”. To this end, we provide a number of ways for community members to get together.

Hoagie’s Gifted Education Page
Includes a page of links specifically for homeschooling gifted children.

Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation
“A Parent’s Guide to helping kids with learning Difficulties”. Site focuses on LD, but there are links to many other exceptionalities.

Multiple Intelligences Quiz
“The theory of Multiple Intelligences proposes that all of us possess nine different types of intelligences, but that we may be weak in one and excel in another. Identifying your child’s dominant and weak intelligences will help you find out how your child learns.

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