Australian Mensa offers support for children and families and a chance to meet and mix socially with other child members. Mensa holds activities specific for gifted children as well as Facebook groups for parents of gifted children. Activities often include game nights, science days, visits to museums, and guest speakers.
The Australian Gifted Support Centre offers regular enrichment workshops for gifted primary aged students, social skill courses, and teacher/parent training workshops.www.australiangiftedsupport.com/index.html
The Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC) offers a range of resources, including books, student programs and parent courses. www.gerric.arts.unsw.edu.au
GFSG Org (Gifted Families Support Group) this is a non for profit organisation that was formed a few years ago and is offering some great services and support for family in Sydney. www.gfsg.org.au
G.A.T.E.WAYS is an independent, non-funded organisation, established to provide opportunities for highly able and gifted children with special educational needs. www.gateways.edu.au
The Junior Science Academy is for children in years 3-6 in primary school. The course aims to teach science concepts through art, drama, physical activity, craft and other hands-on activities. www.juniorscienceacademy.com.au
Learning Difficulties Australia: Home - LDA is an association of teachers and other professionals dedicated to assisting students with learning difficulties www.ldaustralia.org
Specific Learning Difficulties Association of NSW SPELD is to provide support and advocacy for people with Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties. speldnsw.org.au
You may also be interested in enrolling your child in MindQuest which is an exciting enrichment program designed to challenge and extend gifted students from Year 1-6 www.mindquest.net.au
Sydney Child Testing - - Specialising in IQ and cognitive testing for children/adolescents. Assessment of IQ/Intellectual ability; Intellectual disability; Academic/Learning difficulties; Executive Functioning (planning/problem solving); Emotional/Behavioural functioning; ADHD (Inattention, Impulsivity); Memory Functioning.
Sydney Adult Testing - Specialising in IQ and cognitive testing for adults. Assessment of IQ/Intellectual ability; Intellectual disability; Academic/Learning difficulties; Executive Functioning (planning/problem solving); Emotional/Behavioural functioning; ADHD (Inattention, Impulsivity); Memory Functioning. www.sydneyadulttesting.com.au