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The Joys and Challenges of Parenting Gifted Children


This page houses materials shared at the January 12, 2015, presentation shared by

Mary Schmidt

Professional Learning and Leadership Consultant

Heartland AEA

270.0405, ext. 14375







    How to Overcome Perfectionism - blog post

    Perfectionism resources from www.hoagiesgifted.org

    PowerPoint on perfectionism by Dr. Tamra Stambaugh, Vanderbilt University

    14 Signs Your Perfectionism has Gotten Out of Control

    "But They Did Not Give Up"  famous people and their failures



     Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol Dweck

     "The Perils and Promises of Praise" - article by Carol Dweck

     "The Secret to Raising Smart Kids" - article by Carol Dweck

     Mindset diagram

     Mindset resources from the Colorado Springs School District 11


Asynchronous Development

     Dr. Ed Amend on asynchronous development'

     Off the Charts: Asynchrony and the Gifted Child - by Christine S. Neville (Editor), Michael M. Piechowski (Editor), Stephanie S. Tolan (Editor)


The Overexcitabilities (Intensities)

     "Overexcitabilities and the Gifted" - article from SENG

     The Intensities of Giftedness - a PowerPoint presentation by Mary Schmidt

     Living with Intensity by Susan Daniels & Michael M. Piechowski, editors



     The Power of Introverts - TED talk by Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking

     Daniel Pink on "ambiverts"

     "The Gifted Introvert" - by Lesley Sword on highability.org

     Are you a gifted introvert? - a quick "test"

     "Introversion and Giftedness"


Executive Skills

     Smart but Scattered - Peg Dawson and Richard Guare

     Search the authors on amazon.com or Guildford Press to find additional resources.


48 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Children

Gifted Parenting Support - blog

Parenting Gifted Kids


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