G&T Resources for Families
The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) is a nonprofit volunteer group of families, teachers, and other citizens interested in advocating for appropriate educational opportunities for gifted and talented youth in Kentucky. For details, email the local chapter of KAGE.
- Register now for the Winter Super Saturdays at WKU: Feb. 6, 13, and 20.
- The application window is open for The Gatton Academy, and the deadline is Feb. 1.
- The National Association for Gifted Children provides general information and legislative updates. Check out the NAGC Parent TIP sheets, too.
- Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted has articles on social and emotional development and information about grant programs, staff training opportunities, and other services.
- Perhaps the most comprehensive resource on gifted children can be found at Hoagies’ gifted education page.
- Looking for the information about giftedness, multicultural issues, and dual diagnoses such as learning disabilities and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? Your best bet is Eric Digests, where you will find the latest research and theory as well as possible interventions.
- Check out the Davidson Institute for Talent Development to find information about exceptionally bright youngsters as well as resources and services provided by the institute.
- Linda Silverman is recognized as an expert in the field of gifted education; her site provides helpful articles as well as information about identification, assessment, learning styles, and educational interventions.
- Genius Denied newsletter features tips for families.
- Prufrock Press Inc. offers publications, journals, magazines, and blogs.
- Free Spirit Publishing has parenting and educator resources.
- Bluegrass Mensa Youth, is a local organization. Contact Susan McLaughlin-Jones, coordinator.