Western Australia's association for gifted support, advocacy and resources
Welcome to Gifted WA
We’re dedicated to meeting the social, emotional and intellectual needs of young people of higher cognitive potential.
Whether you want to learn more about giftedness, twice exceptionality, attend educational events, network, find resources or, help to advocate, our passionate team will help you.
Our work ranges from creating events for gifted parents and families, professional development for teachers, networking, research, offering support for people in crisis, working with low socio-economic schools and meeting with policymakers.
Gifted WA Events in Support of Gifted Awareness Week 2019
We have a number of events for both members and non members throughout gifted awareness week, with the aim to assist the national body the AAEGT raise awareness during this event.
We are looking for schools, psychologists and others to support this week by hosting their own events aimed at raising awareness of the needs and challenges faced by children of higher cognitive abilities.
Gifted WA afternoon Picnic
Western Australian Launch
Sunday 17ty of March 2019
2 pm – 4 pm
Location: Heathcote Reserve
Duncraig Rd Applecross
Together with Mensa Australia we are supporting the launch of gifted awareness week by jointly hosting a social gathering for members of each group to meet each other, For the children of like minds to meet and play/engage with each other and for parents to meet and share stories.
It’s an informal event with no fees. Please bring your own picnic or food and drinks,
Gifted WA Annual General Meeting
Monday 19th November 2018
7- 8 PM
Gifted WA’s AGM is an opportunity for members to hear the report on Gifted WA’s activities and finances for the previous year, to allow time for members to ask questions about the purpose and focus of Gifted WA and to elect members for the committee for the coming year. It will also be an opportunity to network and offer feedback to board members.
Free to Gifted WA Members (MEMBERS ONLY EVENT)
Refreshments provided, please register for catering purposes
We’re passionate about supporting the balanced development of all gifted children and adolescents. We are a not-for-profit organisation and in order to provide this support we rely on membership fees. Gifted WA is affiliated with the AAEGT (Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented). When you become a member of Gifted WA you automatically become a member of AAEGT and receive the associated benefits related to this. This includes access to online journals and discounts to national conferences.
By becoming a member of Gifted WA you’ll also be the first to hear about our latest events, have access to up-to-date research, while also helping us in our mission to improve academic, social and emotional outcomes for all gifted young people via our advocacy and awareness efforts at both state and national level.
We are happy to advise that online membership application is available via this page. Alternatively, to register your interest, or just to find out more about who we are and what we do, please feel free to get in touch via our contact form.