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    #177807 - 12/20/13 04:02 PM Australia
    Mark D. Offline
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    Registered: 12/31/69
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    Hello everyone,

    We have received quite a few public requests from parents in Australia recently, and we decided to create this part of the forum to provide a starting point for those directed to this forum. Please feel free to post here if you have anything to add. Also, feel free to create a new thread for any other country or region.

    To start things off, here are a few gifted organizations that may be of interest to those in Australia:

    GERRIC at University of New South Wales (https://education.arts.unsw.edu.au/about-us/gerric/) is one of the leading gifted education research organizations and they offer programs for gifted students (https://education.arts.unsw.edu.au/about-us/gerric/for-gifted-students/).

    Gifted and Creative Services Australia (http://www.davidsongifted.org/db/Resources_id_12317.aspx)

    World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (http://www.world-gifted.org/)

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    #177810 - 12/20/13 04:15 PM Re: Australia [Re: Mark D.]
    indigo Offline
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    Registered: 04/27/13
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    There is a Gifted Families yahoo discussion group from which some may have learned about the DITD forums: http://au.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/giftedfamilies/info

    Possibly some from the forums may also be interested in the yahoo group?

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    #177814 - 12/20/13 05:12 PM Re: Australia [Re: indigo]
    puffin Offline
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    Registered: 12/11/12
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    Can those of us in NZ share?

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    #177815 - 12/20/13 05:21 PM Re: Australia [Re: Mark D.]
    Mark D. Offline
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    Of course! Feel free to post in this thread or start a new one.

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    #177832 - 12/20/13 08:14 PM Re: Australia [Re: Mark D.]
    indigo Offline
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    Registered: 04/27/13
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    Started in 1995, Austega's Gifted Services: Resources and Annotated Links is no longer updated but remains a collection of helpful information. (link- http://www.austega.com/gifted/)

    Part of Austega's gifted collection, Dealing with problems at school is a brief overview for an advocacy meeting (link- http://www.austega.com/gifted/16-gifted/articles/29-dealing-with-problems-at-school.html)

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