intellectual giftedness

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intellectual giftedness

An innate, personal aptitude for intellectual activities that cannot be acquired through personal effort or learning.
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The mission of the Davidson Academy is to provide profoundly gifted young people an advanced educational opportunity matched to their abilities, strengths, and interests.
The article does not address the needs of the profoundly gifted who require services outside the regular classroom.
Aperture - the premier not-for-profit arts institution dedicated to advancing fine photography - was founded in 1952 by six profoundly gifted individuals possessed of lofty ideals and high ambition: photographers including Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Barbara Morgan, Minor White; historian Beaumont Newhall; and writer/curator Nancy Newhall.
PG Retreat for families with highly and profoundly gifted children at the Glyn Eyrie Castle in Colorado Springs, CO.
Jerald Grobman offers a unique perspective in his article, "A Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Approach to the Emotional Problems of Exceptionally and Profoundly Gifted Adolescents and Adults: A Psychiatrist's Experience.
Webb), which discusses the need to encourage the development of courage and caring, as well as creativity in gifted students; (2) "Is College an Appropriate Environment for the Profoundly Gifted Child?
To find contestants, the show's producers sought out children enrolled in high school or college classes, advanced placement classes or considered, through testing, to be profoundly gifted.
Gifted Conference Planners Beyond IQ (BIQ): A Conference Series for and About Highly and Profoundly Gifted Children at Boston University in Boston, MA.
My hope is to add to clinical observations made in individual psychotherapy case reports (Colarusso, 1980; Dahlberg, 1992; Kelly, 1970; Oremland, 1975); to add to the general observations made by those who have counseled (Colangelo & Assouline, 2000; Kerr, 2007; Mendaglio & Peterson, 2007; Rocamora, 1992; Silverman, 2000) and treated gifted adolescents and adults with psychotherapy (Jacobsen, 1999; Lovecky, 1990); to add clinical guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of interpersonal and intrapsychic conflicts and anxieties that may be specific to exceptional and profoundly gifted individuals; and to add to our understanding of the psychology of exceptionally and profoundly gifted individuals.
The show's producers are looking for children who are enrolled in college or high school classes, advanced placement classes or who are considered, through testing, to be profoundly gifted.
As early as 1930, Terman and his colleagues (Burks, Jensen, & Terman, 1930) in the first few years of his landmark longitudinal study of 1,528 intellectually gifted children, warned that exceptionally gifted (IQ = 160-179) and profoundly gifted (IQ = 180+) students are children at risk.