Asynchronous Development. Asynchrony is the term used to describe the mismatch between cognitive, emotional, and physical development of gifted individuals. Gifted children often have significant variations within themselves and develop unevenly across skill levels.
Gifted: Children are gifted when their ability is significantly above the norm for their age.
Twice Exceptional: students who have exceptional ability in some academic areas and significant learning difficulties in other areas. Sometimes this is abbreviated 2e
Smart versus Gifted: The gifted learner is the beyond the group. A bright child works hard to achieve; the gifted learner knows without working hard. ... She learns with ease and generates good ideas, yes, because she is very able--but it is the gifted learner who would, in fact, be the truer intellectual
Duke Talent Pool Duke TIP helps gifted students discover their abilities, explore new academic challenges, and celebrate their accomplishments.
Davidson Institute The Davidson Young Scholars program provides FREE services designed to nurture the intellectual, social, emotional, and academic development of profoundly intelligent young people between the ages of 5 and 18 (students must be between the ages of 5 and 16 when applying).