GHF Kentucky: Getting to Know Joy Navan

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GHF regional contact Joy L. Navan, M.A., is a Licensed Psychological Associate, at Amend Psychological Services, PSC, serving the needs of the gifted population of all ages in western Kentucky, Tennessee and southern Illinois. Ms. Navan provides assessment and therapy services for gifted children, adolescents, adults, and elders. Upon retirement … Continue reading

Top 11 Books to Inspire Your Family – Inspirational Reading

Top 11 Inspirational Books Gifted children are often known for their entrepreneurial spirit, intense need for justice, compassion, and moral sensitivity. Inspirational books can be the root of a big idea or just the encouragement a child needs to bring creativity to life. I’ve compiled a list of books and … Continue reading

Finding Mentors – an excerpt from Writing Your Own Script

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Following is an excerpt on Finding Mentors from Writing Your Own Script:  A Parent’s Role in the Gifted Child’s Social Development by Corin Barsily Goodwin and Mika Gustavson, MFT   ~~~~~~ Adults, young adults, and older youths can be great resources for gifted and 2e children. Many older people are thrilled to … Continue reading

Bees on the Roof: A Book Review

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Most of our experience, our knowledge and our thinking is organized as stories. —Daniel Pink Learning through stories is different than learning by memorizing facts or individual ideas. Stories provide a context for information and, if well-written, create an emotional connection, helping our brains understand and retain specific facts and … Continue reading

GHF Press Books Now Available Worldwide!

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GHF strives to support and advocate on behalf of gifted and twice-exceptional families throughout the world. Our online global presence gives families and professionals access to timely information about the issues and needs facing this unique population through our online community, free brochures, blog hops, articles, online classes, and so … Continue reading

Australia to Zimbabwe – A Romping Review

In her new book, Australia to Zimbabwe: A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries, Ruth Fitts takes readers on a fact-filled adventure around the globe. Working her way through the alphabet, Fitts explores the geography, culture, and language of 24 countries (“W” is for the world, and “X” … Continue reading

Educating Your Gifted Child: How One Public School Teacher Embraced Homeschooling

    by Celi Trépanier         What would make a dedicated public school teacher decide to homeschool her own children? In her new book, Educating Your Gifted Child: How One Public School Teacher Embraced Homeschooling, Celi Trépanier (crushingtallpoppies.com) shares her journey from a top teacher in traditional … Continue reading

Have You Seen GHF’s Amazon Store?

If your children are like mine—and this is my gifted community, so I know they are—they read like their lives depend on it. The librarians know you by name, or at least by face. Occasionally, your child finds a book that is just too difficult to return. He reads it … Continue reading