Links to Resources for Parents

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) webpage is a great resource for parents of gifted children. At the homepage, click on the "Parents" tab at the top, and you will find articles on parenting and educating gifted children.

You may also be interested in the Resource Directory, as it provides hundreds of programs and suppliers for resources for gifted students.

You may also be interested in joining NAGC as a parent member. With membership, you will receive their magazine, Parenting for High Potential.

Finally, take a look at Resources for Parents, where you will find a glossary of terms, the NAGC Gifted Program Standards, a parent toolkit, and more.

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)

The SENG Library contains resources for understanding the emotional needs of gifted students (and adults). The SENG organization also provides a framework for parent advocacy support groups.

Virginia Association for the Gifted (VAG)

The VAG provides a list of linked resources for parents of gifted learners.

Virginia Department of Education

The VDOE Gifted Education webpage contains information about Virginia Gifted

Military Parents of Gifted Children

The state of Virginia produced a guide for military parents moving to Virginia (PDF). The guide addresses the DOD Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. (PDF)

Other Gifted Sites

Hoagies is a great resource for parents, students, and teachers.