A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children

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$26.95  $25.06
Publisher
Gifted Unlimited
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Pages
416
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 1.0 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780910707527

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About the Author

James T. Webb, Ph.D. was recognized nationally as one of the most influential psychologists on gifted education. Dr. Webb wrote 16 books, over 75 professional publications, three DVDs, and many research papers for psychology conventions or for conferences regarding gifted and talented children. Six of his books were on gifted children and adults, and four won "Best Book" awards.In 1981, Dr. Webb established SENG, a national nonprofit organization that provides information, training, conferences, and workshops, and served as Chair of SENG's Professional Advisory Committee. In 2011, he was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arizona Association for Gifted children, the Community Service Award from the National Association for Gifted Children, and the Upton Sinclair Award by EducationNews.org. Most recently, Dr. Webb was President of Great Potential Press, Inc. Dr. Webb received the 2017 Palmarium Award at the University of Denver's Gifted Education conference, "Transformational Leadership: Inspirations and Issues in Gifted Education", where Dr. Webb was honored for exemplifying "a future in which giftedness will be understood, embraced and systematically nurtured throughout the nation and the world.

Reviews

"A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children is an essential resource for all families of gifted children." - Review by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development "This helpful guide concisely explains the complexities of gifted children, addresses the challenges they face, and details practical strategies for parents to support their gifted children in all aspects of their lives." - Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) reviewer Bobbie Collins-Perry "One of the very best [books on parenting gifted children]... The tone and language the authors use is both comforting and reassuring. Although the authors often refer to research, their discussions are clear and don't require any previous knowledge of giftedness." - Carol Bainbridge of Parenting Gifted children on About.com "The best starting point for new and experienced parents." - Carolyn K., founder and director of Hoagies' Gifted Education Page, for SENG's blog. "[T]his book offers a straightforward "owner's manual" that will guide you through the challenges you and your child will face." - Suki Wessling of Examiner.com "[I] wish [I] had read a long time ago... a must-read for everyone interested in helping all gifted children soar to their true potential." - Educational consultant, Cathy Risberg, M.A., for Unexpected Gifts "If you are going to just get one book, get this one! Great overview of parenting gifted children." - Higley Supporters of The Gifted