Gifted Adults

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Gifted children don’t stop being gifted when they grow up, they become gifted adults.  Gifted children most often have gifted parents, many of whom only recognise their own giftedness when they start investigating the possibility in their child.

Here are a selection you may like to start with. You will find further information in The Beginner’s Guide to Life on the Bright Side and also in Gifted Children: Resources for Parents and Teachers in WA.

Discovering the Gifted Ex-child by Stephanie Tolan

Adult Gifted Index from the Gifted Development Centre

Inner Conflict as a Path To Higher Development an article by Betty Maxwell and Linda Silverman which considers the Mid Life Crisis in terms of Dabrowski’s Theory

‘Gifted for Life’ is dedicated to helping gifted adults find the freedom, skill and motivation to live, love and lead with passion, and make an evolutionary impact on the world’ (quote from their Face Book page)

Growing Old Gifted by Annemarie Roeper

If You’re So Smart, Why do you need Counseling? by Deb Ruf

Gifted Adults by Di Rhody

Synthesis on Giftedness in Women Linda Silverman

I’m Not Gifted, I’m Just Busy: Unrecognised Giftedness in Women by Linda Silverman

See Jane Win