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  Helpful Sites for Parents

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Gifted Development Center:  The Center  offers assessment, advocacy, and counseling or individuals and families.
GT World:  Website to assist parents and students advocate
Hoagies Gifted: Full of resources, books and links to many other website.
National Association for Gifted Children:  Supports and develops policies to support the diverse needs of gifted learners.  A website full of never ending information and support for parents, students, and educators.
Purdue University Gifted Education Resource Institute: Purdue's website dedicated to serving the needs of HA students.  Includes information for summer programs for students in grades preK-12.
Indiana Department of Education: The Indiana Department of Education (DOE) site is a great way to stay connected on things coming straight from the state and from Dr. McCormick, the State Superintendent of Public Education.
Helpful books to read: 
  • The Gifted Kids Survival Guide for Ages 10 & Under by Judy Galbraith
  • Gifted Chidren:  Myths and Realities by Ellen Winner
  • Guiding the Gifted Child by James Webb
  • The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids by Sally Walker