Gifted Research Centers:
Center For Talent Development at Northwestern
Gifted Education Resource Institute at Purdue
Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
Center for Gifted Education at William and Mary
Belin Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
Duke University Talent Identification Program
Print Resources (Books):
Growing Up Gifted by Barbara Clark. Prentice Hall, Inc.
Excellence in Educating Gifted and
Talented Learners by Joyce VanTassel-Baska. Love Publishing Company
Planning Effective Curriculum for Gifted Learners
by Joyce VanTassel Baska. Love Publishing Company
Teaching gifted kids in the regular classroom by Susan Winebrenner.
Free Spirit Publishing.
The survival guide for parents of gifted kids: How to understand, live with and stick up
for your gifted child by S.Y Walker. Free Spirit Publishing.
To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled by Susan Baum, Steve V. Owen & John Dixon. Creative Learning Press, Inc.
Crossover Children: A sourcebook for helping children who are gifted and learning disabled. Council for Exceptional Children
Extraordinary People: Understanding Savant Syndrome by Darold A. Treffert. Harper & Row.
Savants: Exceptional Skills in the Mentally Retarded by Leon Miller. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers
Intellectual Giftedness in Disabled Persons by Joanne Rand & C. June Maker. Aspen Systems Corp.
The Many Faces of Giftedness by Alexinia Young Baldwin and Wilma Vialle. International Thompson Publishing, Inc.
Gifted Children, Myths and Realities by Ellen Winner. Basic Books
Kiss of God by Marshall Stewart Ball.
Health Communications, Inc.
(Winter 1988). An Enrichment Program for Gifted Learning Disabled Students. Gifted ChildQuarterly, 226-230
Susan, Steve V. Owen & John Dixon (1991). To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled. Mansfield Center: Creative Learning Press,
Brody, Linda E. & Carol J. Mills (May/June 1997). Gifted Children with Learning Disabilities: A Review
of the Issues. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 282-286
Crawford, Shawn & Fern Snart (June, 1994). Process-Based
Remediation of Decoding in Gifted LD Students: Three Case Studies. Roeper Review, 247-252.
Thraikill, Colleen (May/June
1998). Patrick's Story: A Gifted Learning Disabled Child. Gifted Child Quarterly, 24-25, 45.
Wright, M. Joy
(Mar/Apr 1997). Gifted and learning disabled. Learning, 49,51.
Donnelly, Julie A. & Reuben Altman (June, 1994). The Autistic Savant: Recognizing and Serving the Gifted Student with
Autism. Roeper Review, 252-255.
Winner, Ellen (1998). Uncommon Talents: Gifted Children, Prodigies and Savants.
Scientific American Presents.32-37.
Cash, Abbey B., (September, 1999). A Profile
of Gifted Individuals with Autism: The Twice-Exceptional Learner. Roeper Review, 22, (1), 22-27.
Mayberry, Gregory D., (December, 2000). Michael—The
story of an autistic photographer. PSA Journal, 66, (12), 30-33.
Moore, David, Paul McGrath and John Thorpe, (August, 2000). Computer-aided learning for people
with autism—a framework for research and development. Innovations in Education and Training International, 37,
(Fall, 2000). Gifted Children With Asperger’s Syndrome. Gifted Child Quarterly, 44, (4), 222-230.
Osborne, Lawrence, (June 18, 2000). The little professor syndrome.
New York Times Magazine. New York.
Pianoforte, Kerry, (July, 2000). The artist as a young man. The Exceptional Parent, 30, (7), 70-71.
Safran, Stephen P., (Winter, 2000). Asperger Syndrome: The
emerging challenge to special education. Exceptional Children, 67, (2), 151-160.
(March, 1999). Dallas boy born without hands excels as gifted artist. Jet, 38-40.
Willard-Holt, Colleen (Fall,
1998). Academic and personality characteristics of gifted students with cerebral palsy: a multiple case study. Exceptional
Gust-Brey, Karyn and Tracy Cross, (September 1999).
An Examination of the Literature Base on the Suicidal Behaviors of Gifted Students. Roeper Review,
22, (1), 28-35.
Harkavy J. and G. Asnis,
(1985). New England Journal of Medicine, 313, 1290-1291.
News Briefs (May/June 1999). Symptoms of Depression. Gifted
Child Today, 22 (3), 7.
Monica (May/June 1999). The Perfect Trap. Psychology Today, 32 (3) 30-34.
Seigle, Del and Patricia A. Schuler (September 2000).
Perfectionism Differences in Gifted Middle School Students. Roeper Review, 23 (1), 39-45.
Silverman, Linda (1999). Perfectionism.
Gifted Education International, 13 (3), 216-225.
Tucker, Brooke and Norma Lu Hafenstein (1997). Psychological Intensities in Young
Gifted Children. Gifted Child Quarterly, 41 (3), 66-75.
Contests for Gifted Kids:
American Mathematics Competition
Let's Get Real!
Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
Programs for Gifted Kids:
than create a whole new list, I'm referring you here to the Hoagie's Gifted page. They have an extensive list
(I highly recommend this one!)
Children of a Lesser God
October Sky (this one too!)
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Good Will Hunting
Dead Poet's Society
My Left Foot
A Beautiful Mind