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Advocating for GT Learners

  • A Break in Communication: When an Advocate is Needed via NAGC (.pdf)
  • Parent Engagement: A Paradigm Shift by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D., via Roots of Action


  • How to Create a Gifted Individualized Education Plan (IEP), assembled resources from the Global #gtchat Powered by TAGT via Texas Association for Gifted & Talented 5 May 2015
  • Advocating for Your Child Within the Public School System by Celi Trepanier via 11 Mar 2015
  • 6 Steps to Take When School Isn’t Meeting the Needs of Your Child by Lisa Van Gemert via GiftedGuru 4 Mar 2015

2010 – 2014

  • Why I Advocate for Gifted Children by Suki Wessling via Avant Parenting 6 Jul 2014
  • Dumbing Down America: An Interview with Dr. Jim Delisle at Gifted Parenting Support 17 Jul 2014
  • What Parents Want in School Communication by Anne O’Brien via Edutopia 13 Apr 2014
  • Why Aren’t You Advocating for your Gifted Child? by Gail Post, PhD., via Gifted Challenges 25 Mar 2014
  • Take Boredom Seriously by Bob Yamtich via Connecting with the Neurodiverse 12 Mar 2014
  • No (Gifted) Child Left Behind by Chester E. Finn, Jr. via Hoover Institution at Stanford University 25 Feb 2014
  • This I Believe, Gifted Education Edition via 5 Sept 2013
  • Why I Believe in Gifted Education in Public Schools via Gifted Parenting Support 8 Sept 2013
  • In the World of Gifted Advocacy We All Have a Voice by Celi Trepanier via Crushing Tall Poppies 31 Jan 2014
  • 4 Reasons Schools Should Actively Engage With Their Communities by Jeff Dunn via Edudemic 17 July 2013
  • Our View: Challenging status quo in education for 25 years – an Op-Ed marking the 25th Anniversary of the University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development via Iowa City Press-Citizen 9 Jul 2013
  • Academic Options for Gifted Students via Suite 101 25 Mar 2013
  • Parent Advocacy Model — Are My Child’s Needs Being Met? by Heidi Williams via STRETCH 4 Feb 2013
  • The Boots-on-the-Ground Battle for Gifted Education by Joel McIntosh via The Prufrock Press Blog 22 July 2012
  • Why Don’t Parents and Teachers See Eye to Eye about Gifted Children? by Nancy Robinson, PhD., via Gifted Education Communicator Spring 2010