Listed are Timely Information for Parents (TIP) Sheets for parents and guardians of gifted children. These are very informational and useful to help guide parents/guardians in providing for their child's current needs and meeting their needs as they change. These sheets have been provided from the National Organization of Gifted Children website (http://www.nagc.org).
Ensure the level and pace meets your child's academic needs
Advocating for Gifted Services
Know how to advocate for your child
Learn how to build creative and critical thinking through the arts
Assessments for Identification
Know the when, why, and how to have your child tested
Learn how your child may develop at a rate different from their peers
To foster your child's success, it is important to work together with the school's teachers
Next steps after your child shows signs of giftedness
What does it mean for your child?
Gifted students may make friends differently, they may relate more to mental age than chronological age
Learn how to support your child's creativity
It is important to help your child avoid unhealthy perfectionism due to high expectations your child may hold for themselves
Students need to be able to speak up for themselves so they may find the right opportunities to meet their needs