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Parent Resources

Parent Resources



  • Coleman, Laurence J. & Cross, Tracy L. Being Gifted in School: An Introduction to Development, Guidance, and Teaching. Prufrock Press, 2011. 
  • Cross, Tracy L. On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children. Prufrock Press, 2011. 
  • Daniels, Susan and Piechowski, Michael M. Living with Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults. Great Potential Press, 2008.
  • Davidson Institute.  Young Scholars Guidebooks.
  • Delisle, James R. and Galbraith, Judy. When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers. Free Spirit Publishing, 2002.
  • Delisle, James R. and Galbraith, Judy. Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children. Free Spirit Publishing, 2006.
  • Fertig, Carol. Raising a Gifted Child: A Parenting Success Handbook. Prufrock Press, 2010.
  • Fonseca, Christine. Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students. Prufrock Press, 2016.
  • Fonseca, Christine. Quiet Kids. Prufrock Press, 2015.
  • Greenspon, Thomas S. Freeing Our Families From Perfectionism. Free Spirit Publishing, 2001.
  • Inman, Tracy Ford and Kirchner, Jane. Parent Gifted Children 101. Prufrock Press, 2016.
  • Johnson, Nancy L. The Faces of Gifted. Pieces of Learning, 1985.
  • Matthews, Dona J. and Foster, Joanne F. Being Smart About Gifted Kids: A Handbook for Parents and Educators. Great Potential Press, 2004.
  • Neihart, Maureen, Reis, Sally M., Robinson, Nancy M., & Moon, Sidney M. The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know? Prufrock Press, 2010. 
  • Ricci, Mary Cay and Lee, Margaret.  Mindsets for Parents.  Prufrock Press, 2016.
  • Rimm, Sylvia. Keys to Parenting the Gifted Child, 3rd Ed. Great Potential Press, 2007.
  • Rogers, Karen. Reforming Gifted Education. Great Potential Press, 2002.
  • Siegle, Del. The Underachieving Gifted Child: Recognizing, Understanding, and Reversing Underachievement.Prufrock Press, 2012
  • Strip, Carol Ann and Hirsch, Gretchen. Helping Gifted Children Soar. A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers.Great Potential Press, 2000.
  • Walker, Sally Yahnke. The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids. Free Spirit Publishing, 1991.
  • Webb, James T., Meckstroth, Elizabeth A., and Tolan, Stephanie S. Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers. Great Potential Press, 1989.
  • Webb, James, et al.Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, Depression, and Other Disorders, 2nd ed. Great Potential Press, 2016.


  • Gifted Child Today – Prufrock Press, www.prufrock.com, P.O. Box 8813, Waco, TX, 76714-8813, $35 per year, quarterly
  • Parenting for High Potential – National Association for Gifted Children, www.nagc.org, 1707 L Street, N.W. - Suite 550,Washington, DC 20036, benefit available with NAGC membership


  • Council for Exceptional Children - This organization for students with special needs has a Talented and Gifted Division and additional resources for 2E families. 
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