Here are some general links and resources on giftedness.
- Self Test for Giftedness
- General Characteristics of the Gifted Individual
- Characteristics and Behaviors of the Gifted
- GT-Adults Mailing List
- SENG: Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted
- American Mensa
Hoagies Gifted This is the link to the Hoagies Gifted site, which is probably the best site on the Internet for information for the parents of gifted children.
Jacobson, M.E. (1999). The gifted adult: A revolutionary guide to liberating everyday genius. New York: Ballantine Books. The author of this book appears to be more in line with New Age spirituality than with orthodox Christian belief, but much of the material from a more orthodox psychological perspective is valuable. In many areas, it would be possible to cross out the statements which are expressed in terms of New Age spirituality and replace them with statements from an orthodox evangelical perspective, and the flow of content and argument would make just as much sense.
- Streznewski, M.K. (1999). Gifted grownups: The mixed blessings of extraordinary potential. New York: John Wiley and Sons.
A large percentage of GT people may have a different learning style, known as visual-spatial. I myself demonstrate about 60% of these characteristics, though I also have strong audio-spatial characteristics. Here are some links that describe these.
Here are two links on the characteristics of OverExcitabilities (OEs):
Many GT adults also experience some kind of bullying at the workplace — otherwise called mobbing. Here are some links on mobbing: