The majority of the resources on this page are a compilation of the most-recommended books, articles and other sources that we use at Gifted Matters. If you are looking for something specific, check the first few links below, and search those sites.

Gifted/2e General

Gifted Sites you should Know About

GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum

GRO: Gifted Research and Outreach

SENG: Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Defining Gifted

GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum page on defining gifted


2e Newsletter

GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum page on 2e

TECA: Twice Exceptional Children’s Advocacy

For Parents and Children


Summit Center

Gifted Development Center

Children Evolving

Parenting – the resources on this list are a few of the ones that Gifted Matters recommends frequently. There is no single book, method or approach that we recommend — remember, if you’ve met one gifted kid, you’ve met… gifted kid!

The Explosive Child, by Ross Greene

What to do When You Worry Too Much, by Dawn Huebner — as well as the rest of the books in this series

Parenting from the Inside Out, by Dan Siegel

Parenting Effectiveness Training, by Thomas Gordon

For Parents, Happiness is a Very High Bar, TED talk by Jennifer Senior

Raising Your Spirited Child, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

The Highly Sensitive Child, by Elaine Aron

When the Labels Don’t Fit: A New Approach to Raising A Challenging Child, by Barbara Probst

For Gifted/2e Young Adults

How to Adult

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, By Dan Siegel

Unf*ck your Habitat (salty language alert)

Chore Wars

Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth about Reality, by Brad Warner

Highly recommend the audio version of this book if you do audio books

For Gifted/2e Established Adults

Living with Intensity, Susan Daniels and Michael Piechowski, eds.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain

The Highly Sensitive Person, by Elaine Aron

The Game That Can Give You 10 Extra Years of Life, TED talk by Jane McGonigal

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom, by Jonathan Haidt

The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, by Oliver Burkeman

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