Parent Resources

  • Northwest Gifted Child Association (NWGCA)
    The Northwest Gifted Child Association (NWGCA) is a support and advocacy organization for parents of gifted children.  NWGCA helps parents enhance and hone their parenting skills. It gives them tools to speak out for an appropriate gifted education and deal with this learning difference we call giftedness.

    TAG Families of the Talented and Gifted
    Excellent resource for parents who want the background information to advocate for their student.

    Information about the Mensa organization.
    This website has links to a series of articles by different authors and gifted organizations written on topics pertinent to issues that affect gifted children. They are geared toward the adults living and working with these children.
    PAGE (Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education)

    John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

    Alliance for Childhood
    Research and advocacy suggestions promoting the importance of play as a learning tool for young children.

    Academic Games League
    “Academic Games Leagues of America (AGLOA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing “Thinking Kids” of character, excellence and integrity.”

    Hoagie’s Gifted Education Page
    Information and links for parents, teachers and students.

    South Sound Regional Science Fair
    Information about the local science fair held annually at PLU.

    Davidson Institute
    “We are a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted students under 18.”