When it comes to change, it’s more than “normal” for us to wander, worry, and feel a little unsure during these times. The “Finding Your Path” series was created to tackle the transitions of youth, when we need that little bit of extra help. They target specific transitions: finishing high school, starting high school, and starting big school.

Parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to this website to learn effective advocacy skills. You will learn to recognize pitfalls and avoid mistakes that prevent parents from successfully advocating for their children.

This site is the companion website to Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition- The Special Education Survival Guide (ISBN 978-1-892320-09-4) by Pamela Wright and Peter Wright, published by Harbor House Law Press.

This article by Angela Burke unpacks research on how gifted children are impacted by loss. She goes through how symptoms of grief may appear intensified in gifted children, as well has how to support them during difficult times.

The mission of Gifted Culture Project is to create fun, powerful stories and activities that teach gifted kids about being gifted. They believe that when gifted kids understand what it means to see and experience the world the way that gifted people do, they’ll spend less time trying to fix or hide their differences, and more time connecting, creating, and learning about the world as a place where they are seen and where they belong. Their workbook series Gifted Culture Kids lays the groundwork for kids to integrate the idea of giftedness as a part of who they are (an identity) and how they see the world (a culture).

Since 1979, the Gifted Development Center (GDC) has served as a global leader in the assessment and development of gifted individuals of all ages. GDC provides assessment, advocacy, counseling, books, articles, Advanced Development Journal, and a Speakers Bureau to educate the public about the needs of gifted children and adults.

Anthony Colucci, a gifted education coordinator from Florida, reflects on his experiences teaching gifted students and advises those struggling to support their gifted students in this article published on Education Week.

Gifted Identity℠ is a partnership between Dr. Grace Malonai and Sharon Duncan. Located in both Southern and Northern California, they offer a variety of services to assist those in need, including consultation, coaching, counseling, psychotherapy, SENG Model parent-groups, plus workshops, speaking engagements, and retreats. Resources and information about giftedness are also offered, including a blog for interesting inspiration and information.

GM4K is New York State’s premiere service for gifted and twice-exceptional learners, delivered by Dr. Susan Paynter, child advocate, award-winning educator, and nationally recognized expert on gifted learners. GM4K offers learning assessment and support, enrichment, seminars and workshops, and more.

Gifted Resource Council’s mission is to bring together the resources of the community, the schools and parents to help bright and talented children achieve their potential. GRC grew into an organization that serves the St. Louis community with three major programs: Academic Challenge Cup (friendly competitions in the areas of math, language skills and creative problem solving), Saturday Learning Labs and Summer Academies.

The Gifted Support Center provides resources and support for gifted children and their families. In addition to a variety of gifted assessment services, the Gifted Support Center also offers family consultations, community workshops, support groups, and in-school programming. Their goal is to provide gifted children and their families with the resources and information needed to help promote academic, social, and emotional growth.

Duke TIP recognizes academically talented students and provides advanced learning opportunities that foster their intellectual and social growth. At Gifted Today, one can find articles on the practical issues that parents of academically gifted children often face, including how to advocate for the child, weigh different educational options, evaluate best practices, and address common social and emotional needs. The blog houses almost two decades’ worth of articles from TIP’s researchers, whose work appears in leading academic journals, as well as reviews of other important findings in the field of gifted education.

Gifted Together is a group of collaborative therapists who work together to provide wrap around care to gifted and twice-exceptional individuals and families.

Gifted Together is a group of collaborative therapists who work together to provide wrap around care to gifted and twice-exceptional individuals and families.

Gifted education specialist Christopher Taibbi has published several articles on Psychology Today on the topic of gifted education and raising a gifted child. Parents and educators can read his work to better understand and support gifted learners of all ages.

This paper by Michael Piechowski is a study of three lives in transformation. The lives of these three gifted individuals illustrate characteristics of transforming growth: inner conflict, acceptance, willingness to serve, surrender, and inner peace. As a result of their far reaching inner transformation, they discovered on their own the transpersonal principle of nonseparateness. These cases illustrate in great depth than was previously available the higher levels in Dabrowski’s theory of emotional development.

The Green Mountain Center for Gifted Education (GMCGE), the parent organization of the Talent Development Institute, is a 501(c)3 registered non-profit whose mission is affirming, educating, and supporting gifted youth and their families.