Gifted Development Center



Gifted Education Team of Eagle County

GET Event: Dr. Linda Silverman - "Giftedness 101"

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:30 PM

Where: Battle Mountain High School Lecture Hall              151 Miller Ranch Rd, Edwards, CO 81632

$5 suggested donation ($10 per family)

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Are Gifted Children Frequently Misdiagnosed?

Read the full article by Deirdre V. Lovecky, Ph.D.

Parent Workshop: Collaborative Parenting / Connected Families

When: June 21, 2014 9:00 am — 5:00 pm

Where: Best Western Boulder Inn
             770 28th St., Boulder, CO

Tuition: $60 per person; $100 for 2 co-parents

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Indigenous Students Leap Ahead! (ISLA)

A Project of ISAD

The mission of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development (ISAD) is "to uncover abilities in underserved populations." To that end, ISAD sponsors the Indigenous Students Leap Ahead project, co-founded by Jerry Lassos and Steven Haas. ISLA's work aligns with ISAD's mission, as well as the goals of the White House Initiative on Indian Education. The White House Initiative calls for the Departments of Education and the Interior to work together for the betterment of American Indian students.

Read more about about the ISLA Project.


We have been told countless times that we changed a child's life...and with your help we can do more. We have received a challenge grant in the amount of $10,000 to continue to represent you and your children. Please donate and change lives with us.

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Jared Chandler King Memorial Fund

Contributions to the Jared Chandler King Memorial Fund will be used for families with limited resources who need our services. Please call the Gifted Development Center at 303-837-8378 or email us if you would like to make a contribution in honor of Jared. Donations can also be mailed to: 8120 Sheridan Boulevard, Suite C-111, Westminster, CO 80003

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Peace Within, Peace Between

Coming Soon!



Giftedness 101

Now Available!!

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Off the Charts - Asynchrony and the Gifted Child

Now Available!!

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Introducing: Picture It! Teaching Visual-Spatial Learners

Now Available!!

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Calling All Authors!

Advanced Development, a peer-reviewed journal that focuses uniquely on gifted adults and their concerns, is seeking
articles for its next publication.

Please visit Call for Manuscripts for details on submission

Browse through the Advanced Development section of this site to see what kinds of articles have appeared in previous volumes.


Articles Now Available for Free Download

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A Must Read for Parents and Advocates!

New RTI Article



Upside Down Brilliance now in stock!

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DVD Series: Parent Forum

Second National Symposium on Assessing Gifted Learners

Worried Worried about your child's school situation?
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Academic Advocacy

Academic Advocacy for Gifted Children

By Barbara Gilman, M.S.

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.

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New Services

New Services for Parents

Testing your children raises as many questions as it answers. While your children are being tested, we can offer you sessions to explore your own abilities, help you develop your potential, assist you with advocacy or with issues related to parenting gifted children. After the testing, we are available for ongoing support whenever you need it. Click here for more information.

Testing in Difficult Economic Times
If your gifted child is suffering in school, you may have considered assessment to benefit your advocacy efforts, but have second thoughts due to the economy. The staff of the Gifted Development Center is committed to making this process as easy and economical as possible. For families coming from out of state, in most cases we here to continue reading

Does your child qualify for Extended Norms on the WISC-IV?


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