Contact Information and Suggestions is a free resource for private music teachers and those concerned with meeting the needs of twice-exceptional children.

It has been developed as part of the authors’ post-graduate study in gifted education.

The author welcomes questions, contributions and discussion based on the content of this website and can be contacted via email

Meet the author

Melinda Gindy is a music teacher (B.Arts (mus), Grad. Dip. Ed (mus), Grad. Cert. Gifted Ed., M.M.T.A.) with past experience teaching across both primary and secondary classroom settings. She has directed and taught in a private music school from 2001 and is the piano and flute teacher at an independent school in Sydney, Australia. MelinMelinda Gindy Headshotda is the co-founder of Gifted Families Support Group Inc. (GFSG Inc.) which is the NSW State gifted association represented on the Australian Association for Education of the Gifted and Talented (AAEGT). She represents NSW on the AAEGT, as well as serving as the national associations’ Vice-President. Melinda’s recent experience involved the instigation and development of Australia’s first National Gifted Awareness Week, an annual event to be promoted and held in March each year. Melinda served on the organising committee for the AAEGT 2016 National Gifted Conference, the 2017 Gifted Awareness Forum for Educators (GAFE), and the Local Organising Committee for the 22nd Biennial World Gifted Conference. She has presented on local, state and international platforms, including the Special Education Needs Summit, 2E Leadership and Research Symposium and the 22nd Biennial World Gifted Conference. She is currently completing a Master of Education, majoring in Special Needs. Melinda has 3 children, all who have been identified as highly to exceptionally gifted, two of which also have learning disabilities.