Since it’s inception in 1999, the programs and services offered through the Davidson Institute have directly benefited over 10,000 highly, profoundly, and exceptionally gifted youth in America. Outside of our program participants, the resources and information we strive to share with the gifted community has reached an even wider audience of parents, educators, and others interested in gaining a clearer understanding of the unique characteristics and needs of gifted children and teens.
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FAQs: Profoundly Gifted Students & Gifted Education
The Davidson Institute has compiled these questions and answers over the past decade.
What does Profoundly Gifted Mean?
Reviewing the definition of profoundly gifted, what IQ is considered profoundly gifted, characteristics, developmental differences, and educational options.
Twelve Cost Effective Educational Options for Serving Gifted Students
Steps that schools and educators can take to help gifted children stay focused and achieve at higher levels, even when funding may not be available.
IQ and Educational Needs
This one-pager includes a bell curve diagram that helps explain the profoundly gifted population and includes the percentages in various population segments – gifted, highly gifted and profoundly gifted.
What We Do
We offer programs, resources, scholarships, and opportunities for gifted young learners that are driven by their natural talent and abilities.
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In 2000, the Davidsons established the Davidson Institute out of a concern that our nation's most gifted young people were largely underserved. That passion to serve gifted students continues today.