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2eNews.com and Variations2e magazine provide readers with high-level information and perspectives about twice-exceptional (2e) education and cognitive diversity. They cover a broad range of topics that are essential for all educators, parents, and paraprofessionals. Full access to the website is free with a free membership.

Since desegregation, A Better Chance has served talented students of color by opening the doors through which they can best develop their innate potential. Across the United States, with A Better Chance on their side, Scholars attend the nation’s premier college preparatory schools, where they grow, thrive, and become the leaders we all want to see in the world – as have generations of Alumni before them.

Edited by Susan G. Assouline, Nicholas Colangelo, Joyce VanTassel-Baska, and Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, A Nation Empowered informs educators, parents, and policy makers of current research on acceleration, how that information has been applied to educational policy throughout the nation, and how educators can use the findings to make decisions for their brightest students.

This book is Barbara Jackson Gilman’s definitive manual on gifted advocacy for gifted students. She shares how parents and teachers should document a child’s abilities to provide reasonable educational options year by year and provides imperative information on testing considerations, curriculum, successful programs, and planning your child’s education.

Accelerated Academics, Inc. provides a variety of online services for students with high intellectual and/or creative abilities and talents. Services include three enrollment options; development of individualized learning plan (ILP); Honors Math courses; independent project based learning and enrichment options; and consulting, guidance and parental support.

The purpose of the Acceleration Institute website is to inform educators, researchers, policymakers, administrators, and parents of the research and best practices concerning academic acceleration. The discussions of academic acceleration include grade skipping, early entrance to kindergarten or college, moving ahead in just one subject, and other ways of moving a student ahead to more challenging coursework.

This report examines the unique challenges of low-income high-achieving students. While these students defy the stereotype that low-income do not perform well academically, they are often forgotten and fall into the “achievement trap.” This means that despite their strong academic performance, low-income high-achieving students are disproportionately underrepresented among high achievers. Little is known about this population of students, and this report begins to uncover the nuances of their experiences in the education system.

ACFE works to provide qualified children with challenging curriculum by negotiating with the School District to provide more effective plans and specialized programmings.

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) provides resources to help parents be more effective no matter what their advocacy goals.

Parents of gifted children are often in the uncomfortable position of advocating for their child when their unique learning needs are not being met at school. Having to address these educational concerns with the child’s teacher or the school’s administrators, may bring stress and emotions that can undermine one’s ability to reach a desirable outcome. Celi Trépanier explains how to prepare for this scenario.

The mission of the Alabama Association for Gifted Children is to provide advocacy, leadership, and support to assist educators, parents, and community partners in meeting the educational and affective needs of gifted children and youth in Alabama.

Albuquerque Association for Gifted and Talented Students (AAGTS) is a nonprofit organization of parents and educators dedicated to identifying and maximizing the potential of gifted and talented children in the state of New Mexico. They host meet-ups and an annual conference in addition to their committee meetings.

American Advocacy Group exists to provide top quality, affordable advocacy for individuals with disabilities and families with disabled children in California. Step by step advocacy at every stage of the process is provided, including free in-depth consultation.

The American Association for Gifted Children (AAGC) has been located in the Social Science Research Institute at Duke University since 2001 and continues the mission of the two pioneer educational leaders and founders, Dr. Ruth Strang and Miss Pauline Williamson who believed that “the gifted were the most neglected children in our democracy.” AAGC’s mission since 2001 is to continue to focus on the highly gifted, but with a new goal to increase opportunities for the most neglected and underserved in gifted programs. These underserved populations include children who have limited English language experiences, economic disadvantages, educational disadvantages, disabilities, or factors that make it difficult to demonstrate potential on traditional identification measures of talented and gifted. They have historically been (and continue to be) underrepresented in gifted programs.

Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented (AAGT) is a nonprofit organization of educators, parents and community members working together to better meet the unique needs of gifted and talented students in Arizona.

AGATE is an independent organization promoting excellence in education, particularly as it relates to gifted and talented children and youth in Arkansas. AGATE works to educate its members and the Arkansas community as to the nature and needs of gifted and talented learners, and to develop a community that recognizes, nurtures, and rewards the fulfillment of the unique individual potential of each child.

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