What follows is a list of organizations, websites and books that can help us all better understand giftedness, intelligence and the education of neurodiverse learners. If you would like to suggest a resource for this page, please email:



National Association for Gifted Children

Definition, Glossary of Terms, FAQs, Gifted Education in the U.S., Myths about Gifted Students, Motivation & Learning, Social & Emotional Issues, For Parents, For Educators, By State.


Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Programs, Conferences, Library, Facilitator Resources, Mental Health Professional Listing

Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University

Identifies and develops the talents of the most advanced K-12 learners worldwide.

Gifted Development Center

Assessment, Education Planning, Advocacy, Counseling, Blogs, Media, Articles, Speakers Bureau, Self-Assessment Instruments, Schools for the Gifted.


GRO-Gifted — Gifted Research and Outreach

Committed to further the world’s understanding of giftedness through scientific research and to promote a comprehensive and accurate understanding through outreach.

Gifted Homeschoolers Forum

Supports, educates and advocates for gifted and twice-exceptional children, their families, and the professionals who serve them, as they pursue alternative, lifelong educational paths.


A society which welcomes people from every walk of life whose IQ is in the top 2% of the population.

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Recognizes, nurtures and supports profoundly intelligent young people (under 18) and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.

National Society for the Gifted and Talented

Identifies and provides information and opportunities that directly relate to, and cultivate, abilities and desires for gifted and talented children and youth to achieve at a high level.

Stanford University Gifted and Talented Resource Web Site

Provides innovative personalized programs that help students become advanced learners in Mathematics, English, and Science, including Computer Programming and Physics.

The Council for Exceptional Children / The Association for the Gifted

Professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities.

Twice Exceptional Children’s Advocacy

Provides parents with a one-stop source for 2e.

Center for Gifted Education Policy at the American Psychological Association

To generate public awareness, advocacy, clinical applications, and cutting-edge research ideas that will enhance the achievement and performance of children and adolescents with special gifts and talents in all domains, including the academic disciplines, the performing arts, sports and the professions.


Teaching gifted education.

Talent Identification Program (TIP) at Duke University

Identifies academically talented students and provides innovative programs to support the development of their optimal educational potential.

Gifted Education Resource Institute

Discovery, study, and development of human potential.

Belin-Blank Center for Gifted and Talented Development

To empower and serve the international gifted community through exemplary leadership in programs, research, and advocacy.


Helping families customize their learning from a variety of institutions and teachers, public and private, professional and amateur; offering online and in person classes.


For parents with children with learning and attention issues.


Northwest Gifted Child Association (NWGCA)

The Northwest Gifted Child Association (NWGCA) is a support and advocacy organization for parents of gifted children. Organized in 1963 (20 years before the state legislature provided grant money to school districts for gifted education programs), NWGCA provides support and information to parents of gifted children.


Blogs / Online Publications

Hoagies Gifted Education Page

The all-things-gifted site, full of resources, articles, books and links to help and support parents, teachers, and gifted children alike.

2E Twice Exceptional Newsletter

Published bi-monthly in electronic form for those who raise, educate, and counsel high-ability (gifted) children who also have learning challenges.



Uniquely Gifted by Kiesa Kay

High IQ Kids by Kiesa Kay

Your Rainforest Mind: A Guide to the Well-Being of Gifted Adults and Youth by Paula Prober

Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon

A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children by James T. Webb

Living With Intensity by Susan Daniels

Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings by Christine Fonseca

Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnosis by James T. Webb

5 Levels of Giftedness by Deborah Ruf Ph.D.

Bright,Talented & Black: a Guide for families of African American gifted learners by Dr. Joy Lawson Davis

Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined and Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind by Scott Barry Kaufman

Living with Intensity: Emotional development of gifted children, adolescents, and adults edited by Susan Daniels and Michael M. Piechowski

High IQ Kids edited by Kiesa Kay, Deborah Robson, and Judy Fort Brenneman

Exceptionally Gifted Children by Miraca U.M. Gross

Off the Charts: Asynchrony and the Gifted Child edited by Christine S. Neville, Michael M. Piechowski, and Stephanie S. Tolan

Guiding the Gifted Child: A practical source for parents and teachers by James T. Webb, Elizabeth A. Meckstroth, and Stephanie S. Tolan

Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner by Linda Kreger Silverman

Talented Teenagers: The Roots of Success and Failure by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Kevin Rathunde, and Samuel Whalen

Cradles of Eminence: Childhoods of more than 700 famous men and women by Victor Goertzel and Mildred George Gertzel

Stand Up for Your Gifted Child by Joan Franklin Smutny

Your Rainforest Mind: A Guide to the Well-Being of Gifted Adults and Youth by Paula Prober

Perfectionism: What’s Bad About Being Too Good? by Miriam Adderholt and Jan Goldberg