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Helping Your Gifted Child

reviewed by Lloyd E. Williams - 1961

coverTitle: Helping Your Gifted Child
Author(s): Ruth Strang
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Intended primarily for parents, this book should be equally valuable to teachers, social workers, or anyone concerned with the education and welfare of children. The language is simple and readable, and Dr. Strang has illustrated many of her points with vivid excerpts from case studies. Comprehensive in its approach, the book deals with such matters as identifying the gifted child, the nature of his development, and his special problems. The central theme is the wise one that giftedness is relative and that the principles essential to the proper development of the gifted child are equally appropriate to all children. Recognition that each child is unique, acceptance of the child as an individual, provision of a real sense of security, and mature parental love are the basic ingredients for the optimal development of the gifted (or any) child. This book is timely, practical, and understandable; enriched by the wealth of Ruth Strang's years... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 6, 1961, p. 510-510
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3359, Date Accessed: 2/20/2020 5:09:18 PM

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