You Know Your Child is Gifted When…: A Beginner’s Guide to Life on the Bright Side
You know your child is gifted when…your three-year-old programs your VCR. Or your five-year-old gives you permission to use the dictionary during Scrabble. Or your eight-year-old solves your computer problems. Parenting a gifted child can be a mixed blessing. It helps to know what to look for, what to expect, and what other parents have experienced. This light-hearted introduction to life with a gifted child is a great place to start. Humorous cartoons and lively illustrations blend with solid information on giftedness–its characteristics, challenges, and joys. First-person stories from parents who have been there offer reassurance and insights. As you smile at the pictures and anecdotes, you’ll learn what sets gifted kids apart and how you can support your child’s unique abilities. Perfect for parents, it’s also recommended for teachers, childcare providers, counselors, and others who work with children.