Advocacy

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Advocacy is a process that almost all parents of gifted children will be involved in to some degree during their children’s school years.

After working in a consultation setting with more than 300 families with gifted children, helping guide them in the process of advocating for their gifted children, Derrin Cramer has published Gifted and Thriving at School: How proactive parents can get the education that fits their child (March 2012). This book is available in paperback, pdf and ebook formats from Thinking Ahead and other book stores. A self-paced advocacy course for parents has also been developed based on this material, providing you with information and tasks to complete leading you through the preparation stage of advocating for your child. This course contains material that does not appear in any of Derrin’s other publications.

You may also like to sign up to receive emails with information and links about advocacy at various times.

You may also find some of the following links useful.

Advocating for Exceptionally Gifted Young People from the Davidson Institute

cA Consultative Approach for Working with Gifted Students based on “The 8 Great Gripes of Gifted Kids” from SENG

 

You may also find Derrin’s book Gifted and Thriving at School: How proactive parents can get the education that fits their child helpful on your advocacy journey.