3615 Wisconsin Ave N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016-3007
Voice 202 966 7300
National professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents and families affected by mental, behavioural or developmental disorders. Fact sheets and online information for parents. AACAP does not provide individual consultations, or referrals to specific child/adolescent psychiatrists.
American Association for Gifted Children at Duke University
Durham, North Carolina 27708-0270
Tel. 919 783 6152
Advocacy organization for gifted children, providing information for parents and teachers and a thrice-yearly newsletter.
University of Iowa College of Education
600 Blank Honors Center
Iowa City, IA 52242-0454
Tel. 1 800 336 6463 or 319 335 6148
Vision to inspire and serve the worldwide gifted community of students, educators and families. Includes section for parents.
College of William & Mary
PO Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
Tel. 757 221 2362
Conducts research and provides graduate education programs and professional development for individuals in the field of gifted education. Provides programs for precollegiate learners and their families, including enrichment programs.
2428 Foothill Boulevard, Suite E
La Crescenta, CA 91214
Global organization founded by Dr Marshall B. Rosenberg in 1984. Lists certified trainers in England and Scotland. Email via website.
School of Education and Social Policy
617 Dartmouth Place
Evanston, Illinois 60208-4175
Tel. 847 491 3782
Conducts the Midwest Academic Talent Search, provides Summer academic programs and school-year enrichment programs including the LearningLinks Distance Program. Provides conferences and Seminars for parents.
15757 N. 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Tel. 480 922 8212
National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
Meeting the needs of abused and neglected children through a 24-hour helpline, research and advocacy, training and education, treatment centers, counseling and foster care.
1110 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201
Tel. 703 620 3660
The largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, and more.
19 East 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021
Tel. 212 744 5700 ext. 1
Licensed psychologist specializing in families, parenting and relationships; author and speaker.
9665 Gateway Drive, Suite B
Reno, NV 89521
Tel. 775 852 3483
Website provides details of a new public gifted school, the Davidson Academy of Nevada; the THINK Summer Institute; GT-Cyberspace; the Educators Guild; programs and scholarships; and more.
Box 90780, Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0780
Tel. 919 668 9100, 8 am to 5 pm EST, Monday to Friday
406 E. 11th Street, Suite 301
Austin, TX 78701
Tel. 512 473 8400
email via online forms on website
Identifies gifted children and supports them by providing programs and activities accessible to their parents and teachers.
Stanford, CA 94305-4115
Tel. 800 372 EPGY or 650 329 9920
Provides e-learning courses for gifted and talented students.
See Information Center on Disabilities and Gifted Education
205 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel. 312 338 0900
Nationally recognized movement to strengthen and support families. Publishes books, organizes conferences and provides an online national database of family support programs.
190 Rock Road
Glen Rock, NJ 07452-1736
Tel. 201 444 6530
Local support and advocacy
organization in New Jersey. Activities include Saturday workshops, parent
seminars and educator training.
Baylor University School of Education
P.O. Box 97304
Waco, TX 76798-7304
Tel. 254 710 6116
National resource for teachers and parents, with online resources available at the website.
1452 Marion Street
Denver, Colorado 80218
Tel. 303 837 8378
Information about identification, assessment, counseling, learning styles, programs, presentations and resources for gifted children and adults.
Online support community for gifted children and their carers. Provides information, links and articles as well as operating five mailing lists.
Provides online information, resources and support for homeschooling families.
Provides online information about homeschooling.
Provided by the Council for Exceptional Children, ERICEC is an online information center about giftedness and dual exceptionalities as well as other special needs.
8600 LaSalle Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21286-2044
Tel. 410 296 0232
email via website
Dedicated to the study and treatment of the learning disability, dyslexia. Provides information and funds research.
See US Department of Education
Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth
5801 Smith Ave #400 McAuley Hall
Baltimore, Maryland 21209
Tel. 410 735 4100
Provides information, research, talent search and summer programs as well as distance education, counseling and assessment.
300 Conschocken State Road
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Tel. 610 941 2828
Provides research on the neuroscience of creativity and intelligence, a bibliography of benefits of accelerated progression for highly gifted children, and communicates the nature, development and benefits of scientific genius and creativity.
Online list of articles and digests providing ideas, guidance and activities for both parents and educators of gifted children.
MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome
P.O. Box 524
Crown Point, IN 46307
Tel. 219 662 1311
Non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and advice to families of more advanced individuals with Autism, Asperger syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) through a quarterly newsletter, information and advice.
Provides online information about homeschooling.
1707 L Street, N.W. - Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036
Tel. 202 785 4268
Trains teachers, encourages parents and educates administrators and policymakers on how to develop and support gifted children.
Information for parents, schools and communities.
See US Department of Education
577 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Tel. 212 263 6622
Offers science-based, research-driven psychiatric care to children and adolescents with learning, behavior and emotional disorders. Includes an article about gifted children.
501 Morrison Road
Columbus, OH 43230
Tel. 614 337 0386
Local support organization.
Provides a list of State Department of Education offices responsible for gifted education and state-wide advocacy groups.
P.O. Box 6074
Scottsdale, AZ 85261
Tel. 773 907 8092
Seeks to inform gifted individuals, their families, and the professionals who work with them about the unique social and emotional needs of gifted persons.
9 West Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06902-3788
Tel. 866 303 4744
Provides educational and social opportunities for academically gifted children.
Educational Assessment Service, Inc.
W6050 Apple Road
Watertown, WI 53098
Tel. 1 800 795 7466
Child psychologist, broadcaster, speaker and writer specializing in gifted underachievers and how girls can achieve.
Collection of resources for families with gifted/special needs children and for professionals who work with them. Includes introductory articles, personal experience and refers to other websites.
Includes details of:
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
400 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20202-6200
Tel. 202 2607813
State Education Authorities, Local Education Authorities, or both, may apply for grants to fund demonstration projects, innovative strategies and activities to enhance schools' abilities to meet the needs of gifted and talented students. Priority is given to models serving students who are under-represented in gifted and talented programs such as economically disadvantaged, limited English proficient and disabled students. Priority is also given to state and local efforts to improve services for gifted and talented students. The Javits Program also funds:
University of Connecticut
2131 Hillside Road
Storrs, CT 06269-3007
Tel. 860 486 4676
A nationwide cooperative of researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others. Conducts research into aspects of giftedness and disseminates information to practitioners, parents, policy-makers and other researchers.
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