Overexcitabilities are a high abundance or an over-excitement of energy and response to a minor stimulus that would not have similar effects on all children. Profoundly gifted people often have several of these overexcitabilities.
NUMATS is a research-validated program that utilizes above grade-level testing to help you understand the educational needs of your child. Students qualify if they are in grades 3 through 9 and qualify for their school’s gifted program, receive a parent or teacher recommendation, meet grade level assessment criteria on a nationally normed or state achievement test, or participated previously in NUMATS.
Gifted Development Center Linda Silverman is director of the center. Since 1979, The Gifted Development Center (GDC) has served as a resource center for developmentally advanced children and their parents and for gifted individuals of all ages.
GT World is an on-line support community for gifted and talented individuals and those who support and nurture them.
TAG: Families of the Talented and Gifted Everyone is not the same when it comes to intellectual ability. We invite you to cherish that which makes you who you are. We invite you to value your gifts, talents, and abilities!
Twice-exceptional (2e) children have both gifts and disabilities. For most 2e children, their unusual struggle, the persistence of their challenges, and the parental support required just to keep them at grade level are not evident at school. Because symptoms of giftedness and disability coincide/present simultaneously, each exceptionality may mask the other or the combination of both may make the child appear average to teachers.