Parent Resources

Online Resources

CMS Advanced Studies and Talent Development

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC): Resources, reading, and advice on raising exceptional children.

Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG): Resources to help ensure that gifted children are understood, accepted, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, and workplaces

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page: Resources, articles, books and links to support parents and gifted students



Parenting Gifted Children: The Authoritative Guide from the National Association of Gifted Children (J. Jolly, Ph. D., D. Treffinger, Ph. D., T. Inman & J. Smutny, Ph. D.)

Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Gifted Children (J. DeLisle, Ph.D.)

Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students (T.P. Herbert, Ph.D.)

When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers: How to Meet Their Social and Emotional Needs (J. Galbraith, M.A. & J. DeLisle, Ph.D.)

Some of My Best Friends Are Books: Guiding Gifted Readers (J.W. Halstead)


Book Lists for Gifted Students

MENSA For Kids’ Excellence in Reading Program

Hoagie’s Gifted Reading Lists

Davidson Institute Book Lists

Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented: Books for Young Readers

Gifted Parenting Support: Finding Age Appropriate Books for Gifted Readers

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