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
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.
Anxiety, Perfectionism and the Role of the Inner Critic
Accurate Diagnosis, Medication and Treatment choices
School Options: finding the right fit
ADD/ADHD diagnosis and treatment in gifted and twice-exceptional
Spectrum Disorders: learning how giftedness and spectrum disorders can overlap
Occupational Therapy: why it's helpful for gifted and 2e, how to incorporate at home
Date: November 16, 2018
Timing: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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