What's New?

  • In honor of our 35th anniversary, we are launching this new website! Its development involved a great deal of soul searching and led to the reconceptualization of the Gifted Development Center.

  • The Gifted Development Center (GDC) has served as a global leader in the assessment and development of gifted individuals of all ages. They support giftedness throughout the lifespan. Through their work, they have changed the lives of over 6,000 children and their families.
  • Most of these employees are gifted and some are highly gifted. I spoke with Linda about the women I was seeing in our Women Moving Forward® workshop. They acted as if they were just lucky to be employed by these companies and worried that if their companies found out who they really were they... Read More

  • Sunday, September 7th, is Grandparents’ Day.  To honor the important role of grandparents, throughout the month of September, the Gifted Development Center will offer a $200 discount on comprehensive assessment to all grandparents who wish to support their grandchildren’s giftedness. 
  • In the past, we have always offered a $200 discount to homeschoolers throughout the month of September. This year, because we are honoring Grandparents' Day in September, we are moving our homeschoolers discount to October. We have new services for homeschoolers and a special surprise.

Upcoming Events

See our full Calendar and Upcoming Events!

28 Sep 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
If Our Child is So Smart, Why Aren’t Our Lives Easier? (free) (parents) Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada Crystal Park School 9351-115 Ave. Grande Prairie, Alberta  
29 Sep 2014 - 9:00am
9625 Prairie Rd., Grande Prairie, Alberta   9:00am – 12:00pm: Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of the Gifted $75 fee   1:00pm – 4:00pm: Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner (for teachers) $75 fee
20 Oct 2014 - 11:00am to 21 Oct 2014 - 7:00pm
Linda Silverman, Bobbie Gilman, Steve Haas, Michael Davis, Catherine Zakoian, Patty Gatto-Walden are all presenting! Colorado Association for Gifted/Talented (CAG/T) Marriott Denver Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St, Denver, CO 80237
1 Nov 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Join Catherine Zakoian, MA, LPC in this advanced and all day workshop lab experience! Saturday November 1, 2014 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Gifted Development Center

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Volume 2

This unique volume focuses on the contributions of Carl G. Jung but also has articles on Kazimierz Dabrowski and one of the founders of family therapy, Virginia Satir.

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.

Volume 14: Dabrowski and His Theory

Theory and research provide new insights into the life of Kazimierz Dabrowski and his Theory of Positive Disintegration and highlight his contribution to understanding psychological development, particularly in the gifted.

Challenging Highly Gifted Learners

Highly gifted students have unique needs, and in-class accommodations for the gifted rarely are adequate for those students.  The higher the level of giftedness, the more help that is needed to turn a risky school experience into a successful one.

Academic Advocacy

This completely updated, definitive manual on gifted advocacy guides parents and teachers from documenting a child’s abilities to providing reasonable educational options year by year. The necessity for daily accommodations in regular instruction (not just enrichment pull-outs) is emphasized...