Born to Soar
Born to Soar are specialists in gifted education: "Our student courses are designed to specifically address the mind of a gifted thinker, to be challenging and fast-paced while allowing for a deep, rich exploration of concepts and ideas. Courses are aligned to the Australian Curriculum and can be undertaken at school or at home."
CHIP (Children of High Intellectual Potential) Foundation
CHIP run maths, English and scholarship preparation classes and holiday programs in various locations around Melbourne.
Phone: 0448 880 331
Australian psycho-educational resources for teachers and parents prepared by Dr Stewart Sykes, Psychologist; former Director of Krongold Centre for Exceptional Children, Monash University, Australia.
Exceptional Children is a psychological consultancy specialising in children who have special learning needs. Dr Gail Byrne is their principal psychologist and is also a teacher and Coordinator of Individual Differences. For the past nine years, she has served as Chairperson of the CHIP (Children of High Intellectual Potential) Foundation. She has many years experience working with children who may not be experiencing success in the classroom for any number of reasons.
Phone Dr Gail Byrne: 9889 3381
Mobile: 0414 738 027
Gifted Children website
A great website with heaps of information.
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)
US-based nonprofit organisation that empowers families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Has a useful library of books and resources.
Programs for gifted children in schools. School holiday programs.
Phone: 9894 2116
Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
American “all-things-gifted resource that you've been searching for.” Hoagies' Gifted Education Page offers resources, articles, books and links for Parents, for Educators, Counselors, Administrators and other Professionals, and for Kids & Teens.
Home Education Network (HEN)
For homeschooling events and resources and plenty of advice if you are considering homeschooling as an option.
Parent support groups
Programs for kids and help for parents.
Victorian Association for Gifted and Talented Children Inc (VAGTC)
The VAGTC has, as its primary interest, the welfare of gifted and talented children throughout Victoria.
Phone: 0402 056 140