Raising Gifted Kids: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Exceptional Child Thrive

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"While it can be rewarding to raise an extremely bright child -- quick, curious, sensitive, and introspective -- it’s also a daunting challenge. Parents need insight into their own motivations (as well as those of their children), and the courage and ability to make tough decisions about their child’s development. Raising Gifted Kids will help parents understand and cope with the obstacles they face in raising a gifted child, and help them make the best choices for their son’s or daughter’s growth and happiness. ...

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Overview

"While it can be rewarding to raise an extremely bright child -- quick, curious, sensitive, and introspective -- it’s also a daunting challenge. Parents need insight into their own motivations (as well as those of their children), and the courage and ability to make tough decisions about their child’s development. Raising Gifted Kids will help parents understand and cope with the obstacles they face in raising a gifted child, and help them make the best choices for their son’s or daughter’s growth and happiness. This upbeat and practical book reveals how parents can:

• help develop their child’s potential and self-esteem without pressuring them

• plan their child’s education

• work optimally with schools and teachers

• recognize and prevent problems

• solve family conflicts over parenting issues

• avoid the dangers of living vicariously through their child’s accomplishments

• and much more

Filled with proven solutions to the unique challenges of raising gifted kids, this book is the powerful yet accessible resource parents have long wished for."

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What People Are Saying

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"""Parenting gifted youngsters is a challenging task, and this book is a wonderful, practical resource for parents seeking knowledge to do this task right. Dr. Klein offers support that will be most welcome to parents.""

-- Judith J. Roseberry, President, California Association for the Gifted

""Raising Gifted Kids provides a wealth of thoughtful, practical and implementable strategies for effective parenting of the gifted. Dr. Klein's insightful counsel and down-to-earth recommendations will be invaluable to parents of gifted youngsters, and much of what she has to say is simply excellent advice for any parent.""

-- Roger H. Weaver, Headmaster, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica, CA"

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814434536
  • Publisher: AMACOM Books
  • Publication date: 9/16/2013
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 1,248,834
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Klein, Ph.D., a nationally known expert on child development, holds doctoral degrees in both clinical psychology and early childhood education. Her private practice is dedicated to assessing, counseling, and assisting with the special educational needs of gifted and highly gifted children. She lives in Sherman Oaks, California.

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Table of Contents

"Foreword by John McNeil

Introduction: The Parent’s Dilemma

Chapter 1: Is My Child Really Gifted?

Chapter 2: How to Be a Good-Enough Parent to Your Gifted Child

Chapter 3: Finding the Right School for Your Gifted Child

Chapter 4: Understanding Personality and Behavioral Characteristics of Gifted Children

Chapter 5: Learning to Talk to Your 'Know-It-All' Child

Chapter 6: Developing Your Child’s Unique Potential

Chapter 7: Family Issues in the Life of the Gifted Child

Chapter 8: 10 Key Rules for Raising Productive and Well-Adjusted Gifted Children

Selected References

Suggested Readings

Index"

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