Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Gifted Education Links

NEAG Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development is the University of Connecticut’s Gifted Education page.

The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented is funded by the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act. We are a nationwide cooperative of researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and other persons and groups that have a stake in developing the performance and potentials of young people from preschool through post secondary levels.

The Association for the Gifted (TAG) was organized as a division of The Council for Exceptional Children in 1958 to help both professionals and parents deal more effectively with the gifted child.

The ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education is part of the National Library of Education (NLE), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), and the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC is operated by The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and provides information on a wide-variety of education topics such as ADD, gifted, behavior disorders, early childhood, inclusion, and learning disabilities.

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, educators, other professionals and community leaders to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) focuses primarily on the adults in the lives of gifted children. SENG provides information on identification, guidance, and effective ways to live and work with gifted individuals.

The National Parent Information Network (NPIN) is a project of the ERIC system and is administered by the National Library of Education and the U.S. Department of Education. The mission of NPIN is to provide access to research-based information about the process of parenting, and about family involvement in education.

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page
 is a resource guide for the education of gifted children with links to resources on nearly every aspect of gifted education available on the Internet, plus annotations and first hand information provided by parents.

Gifted-Children.com: Identification, Encouragement, and Development (GCC) is an on-line parents’ newsletter with networking and information dedicated to making a difference in the education of children with special talents and abilities.

GT World 
is an on-line support community for parents of Gifted and Talented children.

The Gifted Development Center serves parents, schools, and advocacy groups with information about identification, assessment, counseling, learning styles, programs, presentations, and resources for gifted children and adults.

Davidson Institute for Talent Development is currently one of only two national foundations supporting the profoundly gifted population. The Davidson Institute’s mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly gifted young people and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents in positive ways to create value for themselves and others.

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