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Resources for Parents of Gifted Children

Northern California and Statewide

California Association for the Gifted  916-441-3999

Lyceum  408-278-5593

Stanford Univ., Enrichment Program for Gifted Youth   800-372-EPGY (800-372-3749)

UC Berkeley, Academic Talent Development Program  510-642-8308

U.S. Nationwide

Council for Exceptional Children  800-224-6830

Duke University, American Association for Gifted Children  919-783-6152

Gifted Homeschooling Forum (GHF)

Hoagies Gifted Education Page

Johns Hopkins University 410-735-6277 or -6278

Mensa 817-607-0060

Mensa for Kids

National Association for Gifted Children 202-785-4268

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)  845-797-5054


Gifted Children: Myths and Realities (Basic Books, 1997), by Ellen Winner

The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience (Houghton Mifflin, 1997), by Martin E.P. Seligman

Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women, and Giftedness (Revised Edition, Great Potential Press, 1997), by Barbara A. Kerr

Smart Boys: Talent, Manhood, and the Search for Meaning (Great Potential Press, 2001), by Barbara A. Kerr and Sanford J. Cohn


Gifted Child Today (Prufrock Press)


Great Potential Press

Prufrock Press


Mindware ("brainy toys") 800-999-0398

Compiled by co-Gifted Children Coordinators, San Francisco Regional Mensa.

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