Some of the following links are directed at specific audiences due to content or geographic area. These links are for folks who work with the gifted or are gifted themselves. 

Hoagies Gifted Home    This site is at the top of the list for good reason.  Start here for articles and links to most of what you want to know about Gifted issues.

Hoagies Gifted Identification   Possibly the best set of links regarding How and Why to identify giftedness.

Recognizing Giftedness in Adults  Self-administered questionnaire to help adults recognize giftedness in themselves.

GDC Recognizing Giftedness in Young Children  An excellent article by Linda Silverman giving lots of specific examples of giftedness observed in children under 5.

UVA (University of Virginia) Gifted Database and Resources

GT-disable FAQ     The ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education (ERIC EC) 

Resource Group for Gifted and LD Articles By Tammy Ellston
Reprinted with permission from "Gifted Child Today" v16, n1, p17-19, January/February, 1993
A terrific article with an annoying patterned backdrop making it difficult to read. Try copying the article into a word processing program to read it easier.

Rating Scale for High IQ Visual-Spatial Learners   Copyright 1997 - 2002 Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D.,
Gifted Development Center (GDC), a service of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development.
The scale is not evaluated at that site, but the questions are helpful to direct attention towards recognizing V-S learning styles.

Internet Resources for Homeschooling Gifted Students  On the Gifted Development Center (GDC) site. A treasure trove of links for GT and GT/LD homeschoolers. Covers:
Legal resources gifted education resources
Listservs, Message Boards, & E-mail Conference Archives 
Websites & Electronic Magazines  
Gifted Education Organizations Supportive of Homeschooling as an Educational Option for Gifted Children
Bibliographies on Homeschooling Gifted Children
Full-length Articles
Curriculum, schools, & online courses particularly appropriate for gifted homeschoolers
General homeschooling sites of particular interest to those homeschooling gifted children

Gifted Development Center   Linda Silverman's Gifted Development Center  website.
"A service of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development. "

Index of Articles The actual index from Linda Silverman's website. Not pretty, but useful.

Other Web Sites on Gifted Education  This is the link page from the Fairfax County Association of the Gifted (FCAG) "Raising Education Quality for All Students Through G/T Advocacy. FCAG is a non-profit advocacy group supporting differentiated education for gifted and talented students enrolled in  Fairfax County schools."

FCPS Gifted and Talented homepage   Fairfax County Public Schools site

Gifted Sites Listed by U Conn  Another good link site for Gifted issues

The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT)   "Our monographs, brochures, videotapes and on-line resources are available for researchers, teachers, parents, administrators, and others interested in gifted children and their education."  This site has a broad array of resources available for purchase

Hollingworth Center Home Page Lots of good information, articles,  and links

Hollingworth Center : Annual Conference 2000   This is a site to buy tapes of presentations from the Hollingsworth Center's year 2000 annual conference in the gifted. I've not personally checked them out, but others have told me they are worthwhile.

LD OnLine: Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities  A good article on the subject. The rest of LD OnLine can be accessed from this page, and there is lots of good stuff there.

Wrightslaw - Special Education Law  Parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, up-to-date information about effective advocacy for children with disabilities.

The College Board: SAT(R) Online Guide for Educators  


Shulamit Widawsky is an Educational Therapist, serving the gifted in Northern Virginia. Groups for gifted students, groups for their parents, individuals, presentations and workshops are available. Call or e-mail to find out more.  

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Shulamit Widawsky
Educational Therapist 
Serving the Gifted

Located in Northern VA


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