Gifted Resources

Minnesota Specific:

Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented

The largest organization in Minnesota supporting parents raising gifted children.
 
National:

Davidson Institute for Talent Development
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted students 18 and under. If your student qualifies, they are an organization worth checking out. Services include scholarships, educational opportunities, and free family counselors.

SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted)
SENG’s mission is to empower families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. They work to help gifted individuals understand what is common and normal for them, even if it is uncommon in society in general. One of their more recent projects it to educate parents and teachers on how giftedness may look like ADHD.

US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health PubMed Central®
A free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). It is a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection. It is an amazing resource for tracking down journal articles and papers that are referenced in books and popular literature. Their search engine and indexing is impressive.

National Association for Gifted Children
Devoted to the needs of high-potential learners, NAGC works with students, teachers, parents, policy makers, and school administrators to develop and support gifted children. The also work to raise awareness of what’s at stake if high-potential learners are not challenged and encouraged.

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page

One of the most comprehensive resources for gifted parents and educators. Includes support, articles and information on research, books, organizations and academic programs for gifted learners.

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