Authors: Jennifer L. Jolly, Ph.D., Joan Franklin Smutny, Kathleen Nilles
Editor: Tracy Ford Inman, Ed.D.
Product Code: 9039
ISBN: 9781618219039
Pages: 432
Availability: In stock.

When parents need guidance on raising gifted kids, they can turn to Success Strategies for Parenting Gifted Kids: Expert Advice From the National Association for Gifted Children. This collection of practical, dynamic articles from NAGC's Parenting for High Potential magazine:

  • Offers parents the support and resources they need to help their children find success in school and beyond.
  • Presents easy-to-understand research-based concepts and practical how-to strategies.
  • Is written by leading experts in the field of gifted education.
  • Provides advice for navigating complex issues that gifted students may face.
  • Gives parents an easy-to-understand overview of each topic based on research and best practices.

Chapters address such topics as underachievement, twice-exceptionality, acceleration, underrepresented populations, student advocacy, and more. Additionally, the book includes discussion and reflection questions that are perfect for parent support groups, conversations with families and children, and individual parent reflections.

A service publication of the National Association for Gifted Children (Washington, DC)

This designation indicates that this book has been jointly developed with NAGC and that this book passes the highest standards of scholarship, research, and practice.


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Review by: Dona Matthews, Psychology Today - February 28, 2020
If you are wondering how to support your child's gifted learning needs, Success Strategies for Parenting Gifted Kids is the right book at the right time. The writing is smooth and parent-friendly; the chapters provide practical and useful advice; and the book flows from one idea to the next with ease and grace.
Review by: Axie Barclay, San Francisco Book Review - February 4, 2020
This is a terrific resource packed with information that is accessible and practical, with lots of prompts for discussion and reflection. The articles are concise and easy to understand, with helpful action items or reflection questions following each. Some offer resources such as games, books, and strategies to solve various issues that arise with gifted children. It’s definitely food for thought in the complicated arena of parenting gifted children.
Review by: Lewie Dunn, Georgia Military College - January 17, 2020
This work covers covers many different aspects of parenting a gifted child. It provides the parents with a road map to raising their child, and it also gives the parent several different routes to get their child to their best outcome.

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