Tag: advocacy


Parent Advocacy for Gifted Children

Keeping the lines of communication open between you as a parent and the teacher is vital. Parent advocacy is then a central theme. But what is advocacy? The dictionary meaning is ‘to plead in favour of’ or to change ‘what is’ into ‘what should be’. As a parent it is your job to be your child’s advocate in a school

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How gifted children succeed

What do children need to know in order to succeed? A tough question if you ask parents and teachers who work with gifted children. Self-advocacy is important, as well as environment. Two experts in the field elaborate on their views. Deb Douglas has been working with gifted kids for several years and her current passion is empowering our gifted kids

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