Gifted 2E Support
Useful Websites and Outside Services
Useful Websites and Outside Services
Services recommended for 2E in South Australia, Australia
Dynamic Parenting - Based in Adelaide, and run by a twice exceptional person who has a deep understanding of 2E needs. This service offers a variety of individualised and group counselling services to assist extra-needs families.
Headstart Intervention Services - Based in Adelaide, Headstart does a variety of assessments, including full diagnostic dual Autism and Gifted Assessments. Their psychologists and speech therapists have a good understanding of 2E needs, including how giftedness impacts disability and visa versa.
Dara School - A School for the Gifted in Adelaide, South Australia, that caters well to ALL Gifted children, including twice exceptional children.
Services recommended for 2E in Victoria, Australia
Kids Like Us - An organisation based in Melbourne, Victoria, that holds counselling, homework clubs, psychology assessments and more specialising in twice-exceptional children.
Tombolo Academy - A school based in Hampton, Melbourne. Opening in February, 2021, and taking enrolments now. This school will be specifically catering to twice-exceptional children. Their learning programme will be based on the best evidence-based practices in both Gifted and Twice-Exceptional education.
Services recommended for 2E in New South Wales, Australia
Christina Keeble Consulting - Based in New South Wales, Christina Keeble is Autistic and ADHD herself, with extreme demand avoidant autsitic chidlren. She provides seminars, workshops, consultancy and advocacy for neurodiversity. Her focus is ADHD, Autism and Extreme Demand Avoidance, but also covers broader neurodiversities as well.
Embrace Difference - Based in Sydney and run by a neurodiverse educator and specialist, Embrace Difference provides a range of advocacy, counselling and consultancy services for neurodiverse children and their families.
North Shore Speech Therapy - Based in Sydney (Hornsby, Chatswood and Neutral Bay locations). They provide evidence-based speech therapy to treat children with all types of communication difficulties. This service comes recommended from our parent community as one that understands the complex needs of gifted and twice-exceptional children.
Total health Care - Based in Sydney. Their occupational therapists have a good repport with 2E children. This service comes recommended from our parent community as one that understands the complex needs of gifted and twice-exceptional children.
Services recommended for 2E in Queensland, Australia
Evernton Therapy - Based in Brisbane, their services come highly recommended from our parent community.
Young Minds Network - Based in Brisbane, they come highly recommended for assessments and psychology from our parent community. They have a good understanding of twice-exceptional needs and how disability impacts giftedness and visa versa.
Australian National Websites and Services that support 2Es
Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented - Find a range of information on Giftedness and Join your local Australian Gifted and Talented Association here.
Australian Gifted Support Centre - This web site provides plenty of information on being gifted and twice-exceptional as well as services available throughout Australia.
Our Gifted Kids - Primarily a podcast on all things Gifted. This is a support service run by Gifted parents for families with Gifted children.
Dyslexia Daily - A web site packed full with information on Dyslexia, how the dyslexic brain works, and ways to support children with dyslexia.
International Websites and Services that support 2Es
2E News - Based in the United States, this magazine with articles by top professionals in the field of twice-exceptional research and education.
Bright and Quirky - Based in the United States, this web site offers a plethora of information regarding 2E. Annually in March, they provide an online summit where some of the best professionals in the field of twice-exceptional research and education present seminars and workshops.
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Inc. (WCGTC) - This worldwide nonprofit organization provides advocacy and support for gifted and twice-exceptional children worldwide. The WCGTC has an active membership of educators, scholars, researchers, parents, and others interested in the development and education of gifted and talented children of all ages. They run the Gifted and Talented International Peer Reviewed Journal, and an international conference in a different country every two years.
ADDitude - Inside the ADHD Mind - Based in the United States, this website is about everything ADHD; packed full with up to date information on how the ADHD brain works and ways to support them.
Cerebral Palsy Help for Parents and Caregivers - Based in the United States, this website offers support and advice to parents of children with Cerebral Palsy. Cerebral Palsy can be a debilitating physical condition but has no impact on intelligence. There are many 2Es with Cerebral Palsy. If you beleive your gifted child has Cerebral Palsy this association offers some great support.