Online Video Support:
"Understanding Giftedness" - a video explaining the social and emotional components of parenting a gifted child. Extremely helpful in understanding the underlying reasons for puzzling behaviors in your gifted child. Clinical examples are used to get to a deeper understanding of how the two fundamental theories of Overexcitabilities and Asynchronous Development drive behaviors in gifted individuals. This video should be watched first as it includes "the basics" of understanding giftedness.
Follow this link: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/understandinggiftedness
"Putting Together the Puzzle of the Gifted Family" - This video helps to understand relational patterns and interactions within a gifted family, using the case study of the book A Wrinkle in Time. Specific tools in this video include: 1) measuring certain gifted traits in family members, 2) examining how different patterns can cause ongoing conflicts and misunderstandings and 3) identifying some strategies to help address those challenges and conflicts. By watching this film you can create uniquely crafted strategies to help your family live together in a more cohesive and harmonious manner.
Follow this link: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/giftedfamilypuzzle
Unraveling the Mystery: Understanding You and Your Family
Gifted and 2E Treatment Symposium November 16, 2019:
Purpose: Come join us for a day learning from and connecting with treatment providers for gifted and twice-exceptional children and families.
Who Should Come: Anyone who identifies as Gifted and/or 2E. Anyone who works with or simply loves someone who is 2E: Parents, Teachers, Psychologists, Therapists, School Counselors.
Anxiety, Perfectionism and the Role of the Inner Critic: understanding intensity and the gifted mind
Accurate Diagnosis and Treatment choices: the neuropsychological perspective
ADHD and Medication: understanding diagnosis and treatment in the gifted and twice-exceptional
Spectrum Disorders: learning how giftedness and spectrum disorders can overlap
School Options: Panel discussion and Q&A with school representatives from gifted and 2E programs
Occupational Therapy: why the gifted and 2E benefit from OT and how to incorporate at home
Date: November 16, 2019
Timing: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Sunset Hill Community Center, 3003 NW 66th Street, Seattle, WA 98117
Cost: $115 per person, $165 for 2 parents in same family, Student rate available
I am a certified SENG (supporting emotional needs of the gifted) model parent support group facilitator. For more information about SENG or these groups, please visit: www.sengifted.org/programs/seng-model-parent-groups