Information for Parents

Resources for Parents of High Ability/Gifted Students

Parenting is hard at times .... for everyone! Each child presents their own unique challenges. High ability/gifted children are no different. Below is a list of articles about challenges that a parent might face when parenting their high ability/gifted child.

Organization Fact Sheet
Overexcitability Fact Sheet
Perfectionism Fact Sheet
Underachievement Fact Sheet
PEAK Parent Lending Library (Email your PEAK teacher if you see a title that you would like to check-out.)

Websites for parents of gifted students:

Indiana Association for the Gifted

National Association for the Gifted

SENG: Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page