Gifted and talented young children

exploring the possibilities

Jan Falls

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The purpose of this Chapter is to provide background information that will assist you in understanding some of the issues associated with young gifted and talented children. Among the topics we will review and discuss are the following: 1. Historical influences on the concept of 'giftedness'; 2. Gifted and talented children in the Australian context; 3. Identification of young gifted and talented children; and 4. Differentiation of giftedness and its co-existence with other conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChild development and teaching young children
EditorsAyshe Talay-Ongan, Emily A Ap
Place of PublicationSouthbank, VIC
PublisherThomson Social Science
ISBN (Print)017012732X
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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    Falls, J. (2005). Gifted and talented young children: exploring the possibilities. In A. Talay-Ongan, & E. A. Ap (Eds.), Child development and teaching young children (pp. 255-272). Southbank, VIC: Thomson Social Science.