AppliedGiftedEd is your resource for information on how giftedness, gifted education, and Pennsylvania’s gifted education regulation relate.

Todd McIntyre is a special education advocate with a speciality in helping parents make informed decisions about their gifted child’s education.

Todd helps parents prepare for meetings with the district. He attends GIEP Meetings throughout the Commonwealth, either in-person or by speakerphone and helps parents understand how to advocate more effectively for their child. Todd also helps parents prepare for Mediation and Due Process Hearings.

Todd’s development of parent-friendly primers and explanations of gifted education regulations earned him the Pennsylvania Association of Gifted Education’s “Parent of the Year” award. Todd is a frequent speaker at district parent groups and state gifted education conferences.


AppliedGiftedEd is published by Todd McIntyre. Todd McIntyre is a special education advocate. Todd is not an attorney or psychologist.
While AppliedGiftedEd.com offers useful advice, it does not offer legal or psychological advice.