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  • In our work with the gifted since 1979, it has been clear that gifted students fare better in schools when their parents (and teachers) are strong, knowledgeable advocates for gifted children.

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    March is National Women’s History Month. In 1987, Congress first declared the month as a time to reflect upon the great contributions of women in both history and contemporary society. One of the more unlikely heroines to be celebrated, Nancy Drew, is not drawn from real life, but from the world... Read More

  • "And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still."

  • We are closing Gifted Development Center (GDC) from Friday, March 20th until Monday, April 6th. During that time, we will be available for phone consultations. Please contact us for a consultation.

Upcoming Events

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Apr 23 2020 - 6:00pm to Apr 26 2020 - 4:30pm
In honor of our 40th year, Gifted Development Center/ISAD is hosting an international symposium to help the world embrace the unique inner world of the gifted.
Apr 23 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Due to the crisis of COVID 19, we are postponing all Wisdom Keepers 2020 events.   Date:Thursday, April 23, 2020  
Apr 24 2020 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
In honor of our 40th year, Gifted Development Center is hosting an international symposium to help the world rediscover the uniqueness of the gifted child. Attendees include members of The Columbus Group, the International Network of Child-Centered Advocates, the Institute for the Study of Advanced...
Apr 25 2020 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Join educators, administrators, heads of schools and others involved with Independent Gifted Schools at this free, half day consortium to continue this valuable collaboration.
Apr 25 2020 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Are you passionate about adults and giftedness across the lifespan? This full day Gifted Adult Summit is an opportunity to get to know others who share this passion and to co-create a plan of action to make a real difference in the lives of gifted adults globally.

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Discover Dabrowski’s concepts of overexcitability and dynamisms anew through translation, analysis, and research. Learn about the gifted self from personal experiences, reflections, and the Delphi Model of Giftedness. Poetry and book reviews are included.

This volume features articles on counseling and psychotherapy for those struggling with issues related to advanced personality development. Sal Mendaglio’s keynote address at the Dąbrowski Congress in 2016 discusses the role of dynamisms in the process of development.

Highlights include keynote addresses by Lawrence Nixon and Linda Silverman from the Dabrowski Congress in 2014. They address creativity and empathy, respectively, as major themes in the theory of positive disintegration.

Visual Leap is a how-to book for teachers, students and parents interested in making learning easier. In step-by-step fashion, it presents an effective, universal, visual method to teach students how to think independently and critically, and how to organize their ideas for any instructional...

Peace Within, Peace Between

Peace Within, Peace Between speaks to individuals of all ages who want to live fuller, more loving and satisfying lives, as well as to coaches and therapists who wish to be more effective in their professional efforts.