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Do you want to learn more about raising a gifted young person? Are you looking for teaching materials for the gifted? This list of resources will direct you to websites that offer information, support and educational materials for parents and teachers of gifted youth.

The BrightKids Facebook Group is also available for parents and educators of gifted youth. Group members discuss issues related to educating and raising gifted youth and exchange information and resources.

The links below are provided as an informational resources and in no way indicate an endorsement of or any particular partnership with any organization. American Mensa is not responsible for the content of any of the linked sites; this includes updates to or availability of linked sites and the accuracy, reliability or helpfulness of the information on these sites.

Learning about giftedness
Gifted programs and classes
The special needs of the gifted
Materials for the gifted
Schools for the gifted
Scholarships, grants and support

Learning about giftedness

Council for Exceptional Children
Davidson Institute for Talent Development
Educational Options, consulting and assessment in Minneapolis
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Gifted Child Quarterly
Gifted Development Center: assessment, counseling, consulting services and innovative materials in Denver
Advanced Development Journal: A Journal on Adult Giftedness
Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
NAGC, National Association for Gifted Children
SENG: Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
Talent Development Resources (excellent resource on giftedness and talent throughout the age span by Mensan Douglas Eby)

Gifted programs and classes

EPGY online math and science courses
Finding summer programs for gifted
Home education distance learning
Northwestern's Center for Talent Development
Out-of-level test for ability identification
Parenting advice and gifted links
PG Retreat: an annual gathering organized by the families of profoundly gifted children
State resources for gifted
Super Saturday
University of MN, Institute of Technology, Center for Educational Programs
Yunasa Camp

The special needs of the gifted

Answering questions about ADD and ADHD
Help for parents of struggling teens

Materials for the gifted

The Mensa Foundation's Mensa For Kids website
Excellent source for books and materials
Excellent source for books on gifted
Math word problems
MIT free online courseware
Puzzles and games
The Critical Thinking Co.

Schools for the gifted

Atheneum Gifted Magnet School, Inver Grove Heights, Minn.
Dunham Academy, San Rafael, Calif.
Lighthouse School, Spring Lake Park, Minn.
Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Va. (early-entry program for girls)
Minnesota Virtual Academy
The Mirman School for Highly Gifted in California
The Odyssey School in San Mateo, Calif. (private coed middle school)
Pineview School in Sarasota County, Fla.
Perpich Center for the Arts (Minnesota State-funded public high school for the performing arts, 11th and 12th grade)
Private school for gifted in San Raphael, Calif.
The Roeper Country and Day School (private school in the Detroit, Mich., area)
The Primoris Academy in Westwood, New Jersey

Scholarships, grants and support

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Mensa Foundation
The Early Entrance Foundation