Sylvia Rimm, Ph.D.

Sylvia Rimm, Ph.D.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm is a psychologist who directs the Family Achievement Clinic in Ohio and specializes in working with gifted children and adults. She is also a clinical professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and counsels at Menlo Park Academy, a K–8 charter school for gifted children. Dr. Rimm speaks and publishes internationally on parenting, giftedness, creativity, and underachievement. Among her many books are Education of the Gifted and Talented, Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades and What You Can Do About It, How to Parent So Children Will Learn, Keys to Parenting the Gifted Child, See Jane Win, How Jane Won, and See Jane Win for Girls. See Jane Win was a New York Times Best Seller and was featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show and in People magazine. Her newest book is Jane Wins Again: Can Women Have It All? A Fifteen Year Follow Up.

Dr. Rimm was a longtime contributor to NBC’s Today Show, hosted Family Talk on public radio nationally, and served on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Children. She has received the prestigious Anne F. Isaacs, Robert Rossmiller and Palmarium awards for her lifetime contributions to gifted children.

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