IQ testing gifted education guide

Parents' Guide to IQ Testing
and Gifted Education

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Gifted Testing FAQs
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Resources, Books and Websites on IQ Testing and Gifted Education Issues

Other notable books which expand on topics covered in Parents' Guide to IQ Testing and Gifted Education:

Gifted Children: Myths and Realities by Ellen Winner.
Explores traditional misconceptions about giftedness and gifted children.

Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner.
The book that introduced the idea of multiple intelligences.

Magic Trees of the Mind : How to Nurture Your Child's Intelligence, Creativity, and Healthy Emotions from Birth Through Adolescence by Marian Diamond & Janet Hopson.
A look at how a child's abilities can be nurtured through early experiences.

Misdiagnosis And Dual Diagnoses Of Gifted Children And Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger's, Depression, And Other Disorders by James Webb, Edward Amend, Nadia Webb, Jean Goerss, Paul Beljan, and F. Richard Olenchak.
Considers similarities between giftedness and such conditions as ADHD, mood disorders, Asperger's disorder, Autism, and certain emotional problems.

Excellent Online Resources on Gifted Learning
The National Association for Gifted Children
The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals, and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

Hoagies Gifted Education Page
One of the best resources around for all-things-gifted. Hoagies' Gifted Education Page offers resources, articles, books and links for Parents, for Educators, Counselors, Administrators and other Professionals, and for Kids & Teens.

Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.

National Center for Learning Disabilites
National Center for Learning Disabilities provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.

Web resources for early learning and educational materials
Bright Ring Publishing - award-winning art activity books
Begin to Read – Successful Reading products -
Dorbooks - award-winning phonics and reading workbook
MindWare - at
Smart Kids Catalog -
Smart Kids Software -