G/T Links

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

A non-profit organization of parents, teachers, educators, community leaders and other professionals who unite to address the unique needs of all children and youth. *
 
NAGC primer for parents with newly ID'd GT students: http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=956

Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted Children (SENG)

Dedicated to fostering environments in which gifted adults and children, in all their diversity, understand and accept themselves and are understood, valued, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, workplaces and communities. *

University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center

According to their website, the Belin-Blank Center:

  • Identifies gifted, talented, and artistic learners;
  • Offers specialized educational opportunities for students;
  • Increases awareness and use of acceleration to enhance learning;
  • Provides assessment, counseling, and consultation services;
  • Develops curriculum resources and materials;
  • Facilitates the professional development of educators;
  • Disseminates information through conferences and publications;
  • Leads in local, national, and international policy formation;
  • Enhances educational opportunities through technology;
  • Collaborates with the worldwide gifted community;
  • Promotes access, diversity, and equity in developing talent.

The Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Formed in 1999, the Davidson Institute is a 501(c)3 private operating foundation funded by Bob and Jan Davidson. Our mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference. *

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page

 

Useful Sites for Parents of Gifted/Talented Students

http://www.childdevelopmentinfo.com/learning/gifted_children.shtml

http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/parents/parentws.html

http://www.prufrock.com/client/client_pages/parent_introduction.cfm

http://www.suite101.com/parentingagiftedchild

 

Listservs/Posting Boards/Discussions for Parents of Gifted/Talented Students

http://gtworld.org/

http://giftedparentingsupport.blogspot.com/

http://themorechild.com/

http://giftedissues.davidsongifted.org/BB/

http://www.cafemom.com/group/794/

http://giftedissues.davidsongifted.org/BB/

http://forums.ivillage.com/t5/Gifted-Child/ct-p/iv-ppsgifted

http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/list/370/parenting-the-gifted-child

 

*Some of the website descriptions are taken from the Iowa Department of Education's G/T page.