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The author of the book: James T. Webb
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Edition: Great Potential Press, Inc.
Date of issue: June 11th 2014
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Guiding the Gifted Child has been called the "The Dr. Spock book for parents of gifted children" and is a classic in the field. Translated into several languages, this book won the National Media Award of the American Psychological Association, and has sold over 100,000 copies.
The intensity, sensitivity, and other unique social and emotional characteristics of gifted children can put them at risk for problems. Guiding the Gifted Child provides extensive practical information for parents and teachers about gifted children. Topics include: communication of feelings, motivation, discipline, peer relations, sibling relations, tradition breaking, stress management, depression, and parenting strategies.
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Read information about the authorJames T. Webb, Ph.D., has been recognized as one of the 25 most influential psychologists nationally on gifted education. Dr. Webb has written 16 books, over 75 professional publications, three DVDs, and many research papers for psychology conventions or for conferences regarding gifted and talented children. Six of his books are on gifted children and adults, and four have won “Best Book” awards.
• Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers - which won the National Media Award of the American Psychological Association as the best book for "significantly contributing to the understanding of the unique, sensitive, emotional needs of exceptional children.”
• Grandparents’ Guide to Gifted Children – winner of two awards
• Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, Depression, and Other Disorders – winner of three awards
• Gifted Parent Groups: The SENG Model, 2nd Edition
• A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children – winner of three awards
• Searching for Meaning: Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment, and Hope
A frequent keynote and workshop speaker, Dr. Webb, a licensed psychologist, has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, The Phil Donahue Show, CNN, Public Radio International, and National Public Radio.
In 1981, Dr. Webb established SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted Children, Inc.), a national nonprofit organization that provides information, training, conferences, and workshops, and he remains as Chair of SENG’s Professional Advisory Committee. In 2011, he was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arizona Association for Gifted children, the Community Service Award from the National Association for Gifted Children, and the Upton Sinclair Award by EducationNews.org.
Dr. Webb has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association for Gifted Children, and was President of the American Association for Gifted Children. Currently, Dr. Webb is President of Great Potential Press, Inc.