Dr. Nicole Tetreault provides a warm, relatable, incisive look at the neuroscience of giftedness through stories, science, and poetic examinations of how to grow into our gifted selves more completely.
This is the other first book I recommend! The title appeals to most of my clients and client families. Wonder why.
Paula Prober brings a heartfelt perspective to the complexity and richness of gifted consciousness in this seminal work.
This is the first book I recommend to all of my clients. Do yourself a favor and get it!
This book provides an advanced, more academic guide to advances in neuroscience research and what they reveal about intelligence.
Sonja Falck lays out a methodical, thorough examination of the ways that giftedness should be considered as a special need that requires nurturance and specialized approaches.
This publishing house focuses solely on the needs of gifted people. The link goes to a category index, so you can choose the area in which you’re most interested.
“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.”
SENG has its own resources/library page, too.
“Since 2015, we have been building international gifted community, as well as online assessment, personal development, education, coaching, and professional training opportunities, created specifically for dedicated, conscientious gifted people and professionals who support them.”
“Our mission is to empower parents, educators and professionals to bring out the best and raise self esteem in their twice exceptional (2e) children, students, clients, and themselves through education, tailor made strategies, and advocacy training.”
“NCAGT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the educational and social-emotional needs of academically and/or intellectually gifted students.”
“NAGC’s mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research.”
“The Daimon Institute for the Highly Gifted provides psychotherapy and educational consulting to support the overall development of exceptionally and profoundly gifted people.”
“We serve profoundly gifted young people 18 and under. Profoundly gifted students are those who score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ and achievement tests. This population thinks and learns differently than other students.”
…the all-things-gifted site, full of resources, articles, books and links to help and support parents, teachers, and gifted children alike.” This site is mind-bogglingly broad and deep.
“Supporting you in your personal & social development as a gifted person.”
“The Positive Disintegration Podcast, with co-hosts Emma Nicholson and Chris Wells, was launched on October 25, 2021 to share the many perspectives and insights surrounding Dabrowski’s Theory of Positive Disintegration with the widest audience possible.”
“Each week, Aurora will interview a gifted, creative, and outside-the-box thinker who embodies what it means to embrace intensity in order to show you how to embrace your life in its fullest.”
“TiLT Parenting was founded in 2016 by Debbie Reber as a podcast and online community aimed at helping parents raising differently-wired kids do so from a place of confidence, connection, and joy. Debbie is passionate about the idea that being differently-wired isn’t a deficit —it’s a difference.”
“I’m Seth, a renegade teacher turned Executive Function Coach/Education Coach based in Boulder, CO. I help struggling students navigate a crazy educational landscape and do my part to “disrupt” and improve education. I specialize in Executive Function and 2e.”
“Gifted people’s minds range from being somewhat to extremely complex: intellectually, creatively, emotionally, sensually, physically, existentially or some combination of these factors. Their level of complexity can be both exhilarating and at times challenging, for themselves and for their social entourage.”
“Relatively little that has been written about the unique experience and cognition of highly, exceptionally and profoundly gifted people. In this article, InterGifted’s founding director Jennifer Harvey Sallin explores how high+ cognition is defined by meta-thinking and mind-matrixing, and illustrates the particular internal and social experiences of the rarely found highly, exceptionally and profoundly gifted minds.”
This personality theory, in part or in full, is utilized by many who specialize in giftedness.
“Generally speaking, twice exceptional, or 2e students, are both intellectually gifted & talented and learning disabled.”
“If your child struggles with school (homework, trouble staying on-task, disorganized, problems with time management, avoidant, resistant, forgetful, overwhelmed, etc.), they probably struggle with Executive Function.”
Danielle Maxon, LCSW
Chris Mulchay, PhD