This resource compiles information from various sources as a comprehensive guide to supporting the gifted children in your life or sharing with other family members.

2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter was founded in 2003 and publishes bi-monthly publications in electronic form for those who raise, educate, and counsel high-ability, gifted children who also have learning challenges.

A Mother’s Retreat is a seven week parenting support group that focuses on mothers of children with high emotional needs. Emotionally intense children experience the world differently than those around them. Mothering a child with high emotional needs, takes a great deal of understanding and energy, and at the same time can also feel isolating and overwhelming. This therapeutic support group fosters community amongst mothers who understand the challenges of raising exceptional children, and gives tools to help mothers stay engaged and equipped for their journey.

The AG Thrive team is comprised of a unique team of innovative and dynamic professionals that provide a premium concierge service – with the singular purpose of empowering individuals, families, and organizations to have a clear roadmap, vision, plan, and support system that empowers them to Thrive in the areas and relationships that matter most!

Seattle Relationship Therapy offers Twice-Exceptional Parent Support Groups, Gifted Parent Workshops, and personalized therapy for individuals and families. Anne is a certified SENG (supporting emotional needs of the gifted) model parent support group facilitator and can also offer online therapy appointments to non-local families in need.

Aspiring Youth provides innovative social skills groups, summer camps, tutoring, and other services for students ages 8 and up. Some of their students are shy, some are quirky and some are twice exceptional. Many have a diagnosis of Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, learning disabilities or other similar traits. By creating trust, connection and an engaging community, they help their students as they navigate the social world.

The mission of the Belin-Blank Center is to empower and serve the international gifted community through exemplary leadership in programs, research, and advocacy. Through several initiatives including: The Acceleration Institute, The Belin-Blank Center identifies gifted, talented, and artistic learners; provides assessment, counseling, and consultation services; increases awareness and use of acceleration; and facilitates the professional development of educators and administrators.

Beljan Psychological Services specializes in pediatric neuropsychology.  They provide an array of diagnostic and treatment services including assessment, consultation, psychotherapy, neurocognitive therapy, reading intervention, and forensic evaluation. Associates are trained in an array of specialties, including learning disabilities, executive function disorders, depression, anxiety, gifted identification, and family counseling. Dr. Paul Beljan is an expert in evaluating and understanding gifted children and their common misdiagnoses, as well as authored and co-authored several books and publications about giftedness and misdiagnosis.

Camp Summit for the gifted, talented, creative is a week long overnight summer camp designed specifically for gifted students ages 9 through 15. Created for developing the “inner and outer nature” of gifted youth, Camp Summit offers stimulating and challenging activities combined with a staff uniquely qualified to nurture such a community located in a beautiful, picturesque setting. Camp Summit has locations in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Maryland North Bay.

Dr. Cathy Cohn, winner of the Impact on Education award for the Boulder Valley School District, is an advocate for teaching social-emotional skills in school. From her practice in Colorado, she offers psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy, and is very experienced with working with gifted and twice-exceptional children who struggle with anxiety, self-esteem, motivation, or other obstacles.

The Center for Identity Potential offers specialized counseling and consultation services for gifted, talented and exceptional people. Their team utilizes a group evaluation process with a systemic approach to access the various factors affecting each client’s presenting concerns and tailor our support to meet these needs. Along with general mental health concerns, they work with those struggling with learning problems or what can be called Twice Exceptionality, ADHD and executive functioning concerns, anxiety, depression, anger issues, emotional sensitivities and other issues relevant to the gifted, talented and exceptional population.

The Center for the Gifted, located in Philadelphia and led by Dr. Suzanne Schneider, was established in 1983 to meet the needs of gifted people of all ages. Services include counseling and psychotherapy, gifted identification, vocational interest testing and guidance, and workshops and publications focusing on the needs of the gifted population.

The mission of the Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is to facilitate educational and emotional support for gifted children and their families in the greater Chicago area, hosting events by region in Chicago, North Suburban Chicago, West Suburban Chicago, and South Suburban Chicago. CGCC is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization created by parents of gifted children with the intention of unifying the many meetup groups, school related organizations, and parent groups throughout the Chicago area.

College for Kids is a is a summer residential camp that provides intellectual challenges in courses for gifted students grades 3rd-9th.

This article by Nancy M. Robinson states the unique challenges that gifted students face in their schools, and highlights for needs for special counseling.

Dr. Stuart has spent over 25 years in environments with gifted individuals and has received special training in the treatment of gifted children and adults. She is committed to offering quality support and attention for their often misunderstood, unique emotional needs.