Book 2008

Handbook of Giftedness in Children

Psychoeducational Theory, Research, and Best Practices


ISBN: 978-0-387-74399-8 (Print) 978-0-387-74401-8 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-11

    Psychology, Psychologists, and Gifted Students

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-31

    History of Giftedness: Perspectives from the Past Presage Modern Scholarship

  4. Chapter

    Pages 33-51

    The Social World of Gifted Children and Youth

  5. Chapter

    Pages 53-70

    The Role of the Family in Talent Development

  6. Chapter

    Pages 71-91

    Conceptions of Giftedness

  7. Chapter

    Pages 93-114

    Identification and Nurturing the Gifted from an International Perspective

  8. Chapter

    Pages 115-137

    Identifying and Providing Services to Twice Exceptional Children

  9. Chapter

    Pages 139-160

    Underachievement Syndrome: A Psychological Defensive Pattern

  10. Chapter

    Pages 161-176

    Assessment of Giftedness in School-Age Children Using Measures of Intelligence or Cognitive Abilities

  11. Chapter

    Pages 177-198

    Gifted Identification Beyond the IQ Test: Rating Scales and Other Assessment Procedures

  12. Chapter

    Pages 199-222

    Clinical Practice with Gifted Families

  13. Chapter

    Pages 223-245

    Counseling the Gifted

  14. Chapter

    Pages 247-270


  15. Chapter

    Pages 271-291

    Gender and Giftedness

  16. Chapter

    Pages 293-308

    Recruiting and Retaining Underrepresented Gifted Students

  17. Chapter

    Pages 309-326

    Ethical and Professional Practice Issues in the Provision of Educational Services to Gifted Students

  18. Chapter

    Pages 327-346

    Helping Gifted and Talented Adolescents and Young Adults

  19. Chapter

    Pages 347-365

    Curriculum and Instructional Considerations in Programs for the Gifted

  20. Chapter

    Pages 367-386

    Giftedness in Nonacademic Domains

  21. Chapter

    Pages 387-408

    Applicable Federal and State Policy, Law, and Legal Considerations in Gifted Education

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 409-420