Grandparent’s Guide to Gifted Children

Grandparent’s Guide to Gifted Children

Grandparent’s Guide to Gifted Children

Grandparents are very important in the lives of their gifted grandchildren. Gifted children may be perfectionistic, idealistic, impatient with others, and emotionally sensitive and temperamental. They often have an inner drive to learn and may ask questions until adult ears are tired. They are sometimes exhausting to be around. Grandparents can provide important emotional support for bright, talented children.

Grandparent’s Guide to Gifted Children includes information on:

  • Early signs of giftedness
  • Special needs of gifted children
  • Areas of concern
  • Unique roles of grandparents
  • Building a bond with a grandchild
  • Maximizing grandparenting
  • Education plans
  • When a grandparent is the parent
  • Leaving a personal legacy

De auteurs

James T. Webb, Ph.D.; Janet L. Gore, M.Ed.; Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D.; A. Stephen McDaniel, J.D., A.E.P., E.P.L.S.


“…full of well-researched information and insightful tips… It will enhance the joy of being a grandparent! I highly recommend it.”

Jan Davidson, co-founder and president of the Davidson Institute for Talent Development and co-author of Genius Denied: How to stop wasting our bright young minds

“As a grandfather… I am amazed at the thorough coverage these authors present on such an intriguing subject. Absorbing!”

Bil Keane, creator of The Family Circus

“This very useful guide shows that grandparents are often in a better position to recognize and nurture talent and precocity than parents A valuable book.”

Hugh Downs, former 20/20 Anchor and author of Letter to a great grandson

Grandparent’s Guide to Gifted Children

James T. Webb, Ph.D. et al

Great Potential Press Inc. | ©2004




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