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Gifted and Talented

Lending Library items are available to be checked out for two weeks to all North Dakota residents.

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Different Minds: Gifted Children with ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits
by Deirdre v. Lovecky
Recognizing the different levels and kinds of giftedness, this book provides an insight into the challenges and benefits specific to gifted children with attention difficulties. Explaining why certain children are gifted and how giftedness is manifested, each chapter on a specific topic addresses the relevance for children with ADHD, Autism, and Asperger Syndrome. The author guides parents and professionals through methods of diagnosis and advises on how best to nurture individual needs, positive behavior and relationships at home and at school.

Helping Gifted Children Soar
by Carol A. Strip
This user-friendly guidebook educates parents and teachers about important gifted issues such as working together, evaluating classroom programs, forming parent support groups, choosing appropriate curriculum, meeting social and emotional needs, surviving the ups and downs, and much more! The information and useful advice provided make this book an ideal resource both for those just starting out in the gifted field as well as those who are already seasoned veterans.

Smart Kids with Learning Difficulties
by Rich Weinfeld, Linda Barnes-Robinson, Sue Jeweler & Betty Roffman Shevitz
This book is an engaging must-read for any parent, educator, or counselor of smart kids who face learning difficulties. The authors provide useful, practical advice for helping smart kids with learning challenges succeed in school.

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