Melinda Gindy - Vice President The Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented (AAEGT) came into existence in May 1985 as a result of a growing recognition among educators of the need for the establishment of a national body as a focus for the endeavours of Australian teachers and parents in the field of gifted education. The founders of AAEGT were driven by the need for a national forum that provided accurate information, as well as support, advocacy and networks across the nation. AAEGT became an affiliated organisation in 1995 when all Australian state and territory associations for the gifted and talented affiliated with AAEGT. It was agreed that through affiliation the national body could truly represent all states and territories and duplication of effort between what the AAEGT was trying to achieve and what the state and territory associations were providing could be minimised. The work of the AAEGT Council during 1994 and 1995 created this affiliated organisation in support of the gifted and talented in all their diversity. The purpose for which the AAEGT is established is to advance education by promoting and protecting the educational entitlement and well-being of the gifted & talented. The...

 Gifted & Talented /  New South Wales

Lawson Clinical Psychology Kelly Fullarton Several clinicians at Lawson Psychology provide a range of services to support individuals with ADHD and learning difficulties. Services include consultation, assessment, specific-skill development, educational consultation and mental health intervention.

 Gifted & Talented /  New South Wales

Psychological & Educational Consultancy Services Dr Shane Langsford Psychological & Educational Consultancy Services (PECS) was established by Dr Shane Langsford in Subiaco in 1999 and has grown from being a single practitioner practice to now comprising seven staff who, under Dr Langsford’s continued guidance, conduct child and adult assessments for ADHD, Specific Learning Disorder (SLD: aka Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia), and Intellectual Developmental Disorder (IDD). Dr Langsford’s qualifications include a PhD in Educational Psychology, a Bachelor of Education with First Class Honours (BEdHons1), and a Bachelor of Psychology. Completed within the BEdHons1 was a Postgraduate Diploma of Education majoring in School Psychology. Dr Langsford is fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) and the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA); and is a Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPi), Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA), ADHD Australia, and School Psychologist’s Association of Western Australia (SPAWA).

 Gifted & Talented /  Western Australia

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