Carol Bainbridge

Writer

Education

ABD, Linguistics, Purdue University

M.A., English Language and Literature, Purdue University Calumet

B.A., Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington

Introduction

  • Former board member of the Indiana Association for the Gifted
  • ABD in linguistics with a focus on verbally gifted children
  • Co-founder of a parent support group

Experience

Carol Bainbridge 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 website, was the web administrator for the site 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.

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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