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The International Gifted Consortium (IGC)
The IGC Mission
Why We Need to Care?
Highly-Profoundly Gifted, 2020
High, Exceptional & Profound Giftedness
Is It a Cheetah? Highly gifted children can be easy to identify
Coping Through Awareness: A Transformational tool for coping with being highly gifted
Embracing the Gifted Quest
Laurence Vaivre Douret, PhD, University of Paris Descartes, France
Miraca Gross, PhD, University of New South Wales, Australia
Michael O’Boyle, PhD, Texas Tech University, United States
Jessica Potts, PhD, Czech Republic
Willard L. White, PhD, Florida Atlantic University, United States
Vanessa R. Wood, M.A. United States
Miraca Gross, Ph.D. Australia
Lorraine Bouchard, EdD, United States
Marianne Kuzujanakis, MD, MPH, United States
Krystyna C. Laycraft, PhD, Canada
Andy S. Mahoney, MS, United States
Jessica Potts, PhD, Czech Republic
Jennifer Harvey Sallin, MA, Switzerland
Marisa Soto-Harrison, EdD, United States
Willard L. White, PhD, United States
Clifton Wigtil, MA, MScEd, United States
Els De Wit, M.A., Belgium
Room With a View – The Voice of the Highly-Profoundly Gifted
How Can We Better Understand, Identify, and Support Highly Gifted & Profoundly Gifted Students?
EDUCATION-OUTREACH Understanding Giftedness Through the Eyes of the Highly-Profoundly Gifted
Highly-Profoundly Gifted Self-Reflections ~~~coming soon
What is Giftedness?
What is Profound Giftedness?
Definitions of Giftedness vs. Authentic Characteristics
Life Span of Giftedness
Hallmark Traits of Profound Giftedness: Overexcitabilities
The Misunderstood Face of Giftedness
Like-Minded Peer Groups
Online Classes ~ Homeschool
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The Voice of the Highly-Profoundly Gifted
Giftedness – Misidentification, Sensitivity, Intensity, Awareness & Family Dynamics
Walk alongside Sahrie and her family as we journey with her through misidentification, gifted identification, multiple schools and the dynamics of
greater-than-typical sensitivity, intensity and awareness,
Giftedness – Asynchronous Development and Existential Questions
Vanessa Wood speaks with IGC Contributor, Els De Wit from Talentvol in Belgium. The depths of the developing highly-profoundly gifted child and adolescent are discussed including asynchrony and existential questions. Like-minded peers, mentors and practitioners AND a reciprocal environment are essential for
highly-profoundly gifted individuals.
Giftedness – Defying the Myth, Gifted Children Need Help Too
Vanessa Wood continues conversations with Jared, a rising senior at Connecticut College. Every individual needs fitting experiences and educational opportunities to positively grow and develop including our highly-profoundly gifted.
Giftedness – Misunderstanding, Misidentification and Misdiagnosis
Vanessa Wood speaks with Tiffani about Overexcitabilities, the unique challenges of educating a highly-profoundly gifted child and her family’s journey through misunderstanding and misdiagnosis.
Giftedness – The Similarities of Overexcitabilities and ADHD
Vanessa Wood dialogs with Jared about the similarities of psychomotor overexcitability and ADHD through his life experiences. For the best understanding, identification and support, Giftedness and overexcitabilities must be considered first or in addition to ADHD or other co-existing behaviors and/or development.
Giftedness – A Life Experience – With Jared
Vanessa Wood dialogs with Jared, a Philosophy major at Connecticut College.