Gifted and Talented Program
FCPS Gifted and Talented Office (859) 381-4741
Looking for information about gifted and talented children? Unsure where to start? Visit these websites to find the most up-to-date information about the special needs of gifted students.
The National Association for Gifted Children, www.nagc.org, provides general information and legislative updates. It has links to NAGC divisions that can provide details about research, trends and social-emotional needs. It's a great place to start.
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted is a non-profit organization committed to fostering the affective development of gifted youth. Explore www.sengifted.org to find articles on social and emotional development of gifted children.
Perhaps the most comprehensive resource on gifted children can be found at Hoagies’ gifted education page. Information, reflections, stories, professional resources and much more are at your fingertips.
To find out what is happening with gifted and talented statewide, please check out the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (http://kagegifted.org) and the Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University (www.wku.edu/gifted).
Looking for the information about giftedness, multi-cultural issues and dual diagnoses such as learning disabilities and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? Your best bet is www.ericdigests.org/, where you will find the latest research and theory as well as possible interventions for these children.
Check out the Davidson Institute for Talent Development at www.davidsongifted.org to find information about exceptionally bright youngsters, resources and services provided by the institute.
Prufrock Press Inc., www.prufrock.com, has many publications, journals, magazines and blogs.
Free Spirit Publishing, http://www.freespirit.com/gifted-and-special-education/ has parenting and educator resources.
Great Potential Press, www.giftedbooks.com, offers books and articles.