Carol Bainbridge

Freelance Writer

Expertise

Gifted children, Parenting

Education

Purdue University, Indiana University

Highlights

Experience

Carol Bainbridge is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering gifted children. She has been providing advice to parents of gifted children for fifteen years, including work as a gifted children expert on Allexperts.com and meeting with parents in her local parent support group. She is currently working on fiction books about language, with accompanying workbooks, and blogging at Giftsforlearning.com.

Carol was a board member of the Indiana Association for the Gifted for 13 years, from 1999 to 2012. She helped with their yearly conference and after creating their first Web site, was the web administrator for the site (www.iag-online.org) for eight years. She is also the co-founder and president of a local parent support group, which seeks to help parents learn about and advocate for their gifted children. Along with another member of her local parent group, Carol started a Saturday enrichment program for gifted children in the area.

Education

Carol has a BA degree in psychology and an ABD in linguistics, with a focus on verbally gifted children. Her dissertation, Nurturing the Linguistic Abilities of Verbally Gifted Children, is available on the Gifts for Learning site.

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