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Web Resources for Parents
Note: Links are provided as resource and inclusion herein does not constitute endorsement of the programs or content.
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)
SENG’s mission is to “empower families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually.” Their website provides research, programs and articles to support parents of gifted children. Visit the SENG website.
Parent Institute - Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented (AAGT)
The Parent Institute provides parents with an annual event to attend seminars on parenting gifted children and network with families of other gifted students. Also available through this link is the AAGT’s parent resources links. Visit the AAGT website.
Accredited Online Colleges
A comprehensive college directory with many resources useful to prospective students and parents interested in advancing their education. A school’s accreditation status should play a large role in choosing which school to attend and AccreditedOnlineColleges.org, provides the tools to make this research easier than ever. Explore Accredited Online Colleges.
Center for Talented Youth
This Johns Hopkins University program identifies America's top academic students in grades two through eight and provides challenging educational programs through their tenth grade year. Visit the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth website.
Talent Identification Program
The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) identifies gifted children and provides resources to nurture the development of these exceptionally bright youngsters. Programs are available for students, families, and educators. Visit the Duke TIP website.
The Council for Exceptional Children
The Council is the largest international professional organization specifically dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. Visit the Council for Exceptional Children's website.
National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC)
This nonprofit organization is for parents, teachers, educators, other professionals and community leaders addressing the unique needs of children with demonstrated gifts and talents. Visit the NAGC website.
Odyssey of the Mind
This creative, team problem-solving competition that has three levels of competition – local, state, and world – where teams from around the world get together to compete. Visit the Odyssey of the Mind website.
Programs for Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities (GT/LD)
This site provides goals of for programs, characteristics of GTLD students, articles and Web sites, best practices, and other useful information, from Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland). Learn about twice exceptional students and services.
Enriched and Innovative Instruction
This site includes information on differentiation, science, mathematics, arts, and other aspects of teaching, from Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland). Learn about accelerated and enriched instruction.
Summer Institute for the Gifted
The Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) is a nonprofit organization committed to acknowledging and supporting the needs of G&T children by providing recognition of their significant academic accomplishments and access to advanced educational resources and opportunities directly related to their interests and talent areas. Visit the SIG website.