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Family Education Gifted and Talented

Is your child bright, or truly gifted? Learn the difference and find activities and games to challenge his/her mind, and tips and resources to keep him/her centred.


Hoagies' Gifted Education Page

A wide ranging America site that provides articles, research, books and on-line support for gifted children, their parents and teachers.


Kid Source on-line

An American site that provides a wide variety of articles, information and resources for parents of gifted and talented




Mensa provides a forum for intellectual exchange among members. Its activities include the exchange of ideas by lectures, discussions, journals, special-interest groups, and local, regional, national, and international gatherings; the investigations of members' opinions and attitudes; and assistance to researchers, inside and outside Mensa, in projects dealing with intelligence or Mensa."

Multiple Intelligences

The theory of multiple intelligences was developed in 1983 by Dr. Howard Gardner, professor of education at Harvard University. It suggests that the traditional notion of intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, is far too limited. Instead, Dr. Gardner proposes eight different intelligences to account for a broader range of human potential in children and adults.


National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

Welcome to the website of the National Association for Gifted Children. NAGC works with the whole family to support the child who is gifted and talented. We hope this website helps you with the support you need.

Ohio Association for Gifted

An American organisation that provides some useful advice and guidance including a handbook entitled What to expect when youre parenting a gifted child.


Uniquely Gifted

This website is specifically for parents of children who are gifted and/or talented but who also have special educational needs.



An American website that has sifted through thousands of links for gifted and talented issues and listed what they perceive to be the best sources for parents.


The Support Society for Children of High Intelligence

The Support Society for Children of High Intelligence aims to help young and intellectually gifted achieve their potential and to support their families.

Tomorrows Achievers

To mark its 125th anniversary the Gabbitas, Truman and Thring Educational Trust has launched the Tomorrow's Achievers initiative. Gifted youngsters are not normally assumed to be a needy case. The evidence vividly shows otherwise. This new project gives a much neglected minority the essential support that is so often lacking. Visit their web site to find out more and about theMasterclasses they are running.

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

The World Council for G&T Children is a non-profit international organisation, dedicated to the needs of gifted and talented children throughout the world. - full of superb free resources to explore 

Counselling Directory: The purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section) and provides some useful statistics. Every counsellor on the site who has submitted their profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to us, or is registered with a professional body online with recognised codes of ethics and practice, this way we can be assured of their professionalism.

The National Research Center on Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, investigates, develops, and disseminates new methods for identifying and teaching gifted students. The NRC/GT, located at the University of Connecticut, is run collaboratively with the University of Virginia and Yale University, and works in conjunction with more than 300 public school district research study sites.

The Association for the Gifted (TAG) organized in 1958 by The Council for Exceptional Children, helps professionals and parents work with gifted children.

The Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students (AEGUS) provides a forum for ideas and interventions aimed at helping twice-exceptional students reach their full potential.

The Davidson Institute for Talent Development has extensive resources for highly gifted students (and their parents). You can access articles by selecting "Browse by Topic" or "Search GT-Cybersource" from the "Resources" header in the pull-down top bar menu bar.

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) focuses primarily on the adults (parents, educators, etc) in the lives of gifted children. SENG provides information on identification, guidance, and effective ways to live and work with gifted individuals. Identification, Encouragement, and Development (GCC) is an on-line parents' newsletter with networking and information dedicated to making a difference in the education of children with special talents and abilities.

Great Resources for Discovering and Encouraging Interests:
A Library of Blue Ribbon Learning Sites:
EduHound: Everything for Education K12:
Filamentality "Learning Web":
The Academy of Achievement:

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