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About Julie F. Skolnick M.A., J.D.

Julie Skolnick, M.A., J.D., is the Founder of With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC, through which she passionately guides parents of gifted and distractible children, mentors 2e adults, and collaborates with and advises educators and professionals on bringing out the best and raising self-esteem in their students and clients.

Julie serves as Secretary on the Maryland Superintendent’s Gifted and Talented Advisory Council and is on the Advisory Council for “The G Word” movie. Julie is the SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Maryland liaison, a SENG Model Parent Group (SMPG) trained facilitator and on the Simultaneous Supports committee for the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). She is trained in a suite of tools “Putting the Person into Personalized Learning” through the 2e Center in Studio City, Ca.  Julie is also a member of the Gifted Homeschoolers Forum Professional Membership Committee. 

A frequent speaker and prolific writer, Julie is also the mother of three twice exceptional children who keep her on her toes and uproariously laughing.

Subscribe to Julie’s monthly newsletter, “Gifted & Distractible” on her website www.WithUnderstandingComesCalm.com, follow With Understanding Comes Calm on Facebook, watch regular Facebook Live broadcasts “LET’S TALK 2e!” follow her on Instagram @letstalk2e, and Twitter @JulieSkolnick.



Julie’s Current Favorite Books

  • A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children, by James T. Webb, Janet L. Gore, Edward R. Amend, and Arlene R. DeVries (2007).
  • Smart Kids with Learning Difficulties, Overcoming Obstacles and Realizing Potential, by Rich Weinfeld, Linda Barnes-Robinson, Sue Jeweler, and Betty Roffman Shevitz (2013).
  • Lost at School, by Ross W. Greene (2008).
  • The ADHD Book of Lists, A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders, by Sandra F. Rief (2003).
  • To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled, Baum, et. al.
  • Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults, Webb, et. al.
  • Doing Poorly on Purpose, James R. Delisle
Julie F. Skolnick M.A., J.D

Julie F. Skolnick M.A., J.D

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