Finding resources in the gifted education can be difficult depending on your specific need. Below you will find a number of connections that you might find helpful in your life long journey to better understand the gifted/2e individual. This page will be added to on a continual basis.


Websites, Organizations, Articles, Books


New Book to be Published Soon by Dr. Postma

Square Pegs, Round Holes: Understanding the Twice Exceptional Learner. From: Royal Firehouse Press.

Other Recommended Books:

Peters, Dan (2013). From Worrier to Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Fears.Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Peters, Dan (2014). Make Your Worrier a Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Webb, James T., Amend Edward R., Beljan, P., Webb, Nadia E., Kuzujanakis, M., Olenchak, Richard E., & Goerss, J. (2016). Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Aspergers, Depression, and Other Disorders. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Costa, Arthur L. & Kallick, Bena (2008). Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind. Alexandria, VA: ASCD Press.

Neville, Christine S., Piechowski, Michael M., & Tolan, Stephanie S., (eds.), (2013). Off the Charts: Asynchrony and the Gifted Child. Unionville, NY: Royal Firehouse Press.

Daniels, Susan & Piechowski, Michael M. (2008). Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults.Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Plucker, Johnathan A. & Callahan, Carolyn M. (eds.), (2008). Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Delisle, Jim & Galbraith, Judy (2002). When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.

Delisle, Jim & Galbraith, Judy (1996). The Gifted Kid’s Survival Guide. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.

Brulles, Dina & Winebrenner, Susan (2008). The Cluster Grouping Handbook: How to Challenge Gifted Students and Improve Achievement for All. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.

Brulles, Dina., Winebrenner, Susan & Brown, Karen L., (2016). Differentiated Lessons for Every Learner. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Rogers, Karen B., (2002). Re-Forming Gifted Education: How Parents and Teachers Can Match the Program to the Child. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Davis, Gary A. & Rimm, Sylvia B. (1998). Education of the Gifted and Talented 4th ed. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Sousa, David A. (2003). How the Gifted Brain Learns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Recommended Non-Gifted Books:

Dewey, John (1916). Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education. NY: Free Press.

Giroux, Henry A. (1988). Teachers As Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.

Marzano, Robert J. (2006). Classroom Assessment & Grading that Work. Alexandria, VA: ASCD Press.

Marzano, Robert J. (2004). The Art and Science of Teaching and Learning. Alexandria, VA: ASCD Press.

Tatum, Beverly D. (1997). Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? NY: Basic Books.


This site is a comprehensive site dedicated to the needs of the gifted and talented.


This organization is dedicated to the social/emotional needs of the gifted individual from childhood to the elderly.

NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children) is dedicated to the development and education of gifted children and adults


2e: twice exceptional. A film by Tom Ropelewski. (Available for Viewing at Request).

Articles (available upon request):

The following articles are written by Dr. Postma and colleagues and are available upon request.

Postma, M. (January/February 2015). The Twice Exceptional: A Population Explosion? The SENGVine.

​​​​Postma, M. (2015). The 2e Learner: Damaging Myths.

​Postma, M. (co-author), (2013). Critical Issues in the Identification of Gifted Students with Co-Existing Disabilities: The Twice Exceptional. Sage Open, 3 (3).

Postma, M., Gilman, B., Peters, D. & Kearney, K. (Summer 2012). Twice Exceptional Children: An Endangered Species? Gifted Education Communicator.

Postma, M. (2016). Whose History? An Examination of History Standards and Their Impact on Minority High School Students in Minnesota. London: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Postma, M. (2012). Hey Benny, What’s New? A Story of Aspergers and Adolescence.

Postma, M. Can You Imagine? In: Delisle, Jim & Galbraith, Judy (2011). The Gifted Kids Survival Guide: Smart, Sharp, and Ready for (Almost) Anything. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Postma, M. (2011). What Can History Teach Us Today? ASCD Express, 6, 22.​

Postma, M., Peters, D., Gilman, B., & Kearney, K. (2011). RtI and the Gifted Child: What Every Parent Needs to Know. Parenting for High Potential, June 2011.

Postma, M. (2008). Benny and Me: A Father Sees Himself through His Son, The SENG Update, 54.

Postma, M. (2008). In Defense of Appropriate Schooling for the Highly Gifted, The Alliance, 1(1), 4-12.