What's New at the Center?

  • This month we pay tribute to the phenomenal role Dads play in the development of their children. In the early years, most of the families we worked with had clearly defined roles. Dad was the breadwinner and Mom was in charge of childcare, including the child’s education. Most of our calls were... read more

  • Children who do not fit the mold are lucky to have mothers who advocate for them, despite the looks and the jeers they face as “overinvolved” mothers. But who advocates for the Moms? Who honors the important role mothers play in their children’s development?

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  • Dr. Jerry Flack, Professor Emeritus and President's Teaching Scholar Emeritus at the University of Colorado, will be reviewing excellent children's books for gifted readers.

  • "Giftedness is not what you do or how hard you work. It is who you are. You think differently. You experience life intensely. You care about injustice. You seek meaning. You appreciate and strive for the exquisite. You are painfully sensitive. You are extremely complex. You cherish integrity.... read more

  • The mission of our nonprofit 501(c)3 agency is to find and serve 2e and other under-served gifted groups. We support advanced development in adults: empathy, responsibility and commitment to service. Please support these values.

  • Call me crazy, but I want my brain surgeon to be smart. What happened to smart in the success equation? When did smart become such an unpopular concept?

  • Please consider giving to GDC this holiday season!

  • Recently, parents contacted me about testing their daughter on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition (WISC-V), asking specifically that we use the new National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) guidelines for administering the test! Her brother’s examiner hadn’t used... read more

  • Emily Kircher-Morris interviews Linda Silverman on her Podcast, Mind Matters!
    Click here for more information and to listen
     
  • Why is it important to know? 
     
    You will gain greater self-awareness. 
    You will be able to develop your gifts for the good of all instead of hiding them to fit in better.
    You will find peers who truly understand you.
  • How is it possible that you see yourself as a lazy not-so-smart slacker and others see you as so-lucky-to-be-gifted? How can your sense of yourself be so different from how others see you?

    Like life in the rain forest, it’s complicated.

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    Click here to watch as Tina Harlow with Guiding Bright interviews Dr. Linda Silverman in Copenhagen, Denmark about what goes on in the mind of a gifted woman.
     

     

  • Did you know Sherlock Holmes’ traits show amazing similarities to our current conception of gifted individuals? Do you know how important the inner experience of giftedness can be in understanding oneself or how race, dyslexia, and giftedness intersect?

  • Introducing our new Director of Qualitative Research, Chris Wells, MSW, author and doctoral candidate in educational psychology. Her dissertation topic is a phenomenological exploration of the experience of parenting stress in parents of children identified as twice-exceptional.

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