Guiding the gifted child: a practical source for parents and teachers

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Ohio Psychology Pub. Co., 1982 - Education - 262 pages
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This book has the intent to increase the awareness of parents, teachers and others working with gifted children particularly to recognize that these children and their families have special emotional needs and opportunities that are quite often overlooked and, thus, neglected. Most often this neglect results "only" in unfulfilled potential and missed enjoyments -- but sometimes it leads blatanly to misery and depression. Loving our children just is not enough. As in other jobs that require management roles, we have to know what we are doing!

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Review: Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers

User Review  - Cara - Goodreads

There is no better source out there for working with and understanding gifted children. The knowledge this book contains is of infinite value. Read full review

Review: Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers

User Review  - Psvansc - Goodreads

Excellent book for parents on raising a gifted child. I got this copy on loan from my library, but am purchasing one for my own as soon as possible. Great information on helping to guide your child through stress, peer interactions and daily life. Read full review

Contents

We Dont Have a Problem Here Or Do We?
1
Some Problems Perhaps But Many More Opportunities
35
Tests and Characteristics
45
Copyright

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About the author (1982)

Webb is a Clinical Psychologist

Stephanie S. Tolan is the author of more than twenty books for young readers, including "Welcome to the Ark, Flight of the Raven, " and the Newbery Honor?winning novel "Surviving the Applewhites". She lives on a little lake in a big woods in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband (Bob), two dogs (Coyote and Samantha), two fish (Blanche and Noir), and plenty of outdoor creatures.

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