If you have a child who is an empath, emotionally overexcitable, one who seems “over-sensitive,” it’s important to speak to him about his nature and to focus on strengths. We don’t want to quell this child’s inclinations but we need him to know that not everyone is wired like he is, and he has to protect himself.
Yesterday a client shared that she was having a hard time getting her child's father on board to understand and address their son's learning profile. The author echos my oft said sentiment that with understanding comes calm. In discussing "The Father Factor" it...
Where it once was thought that strategies like these were meant only for special needs students, we see from this article and many classroom accommodations, that the only ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach is the approach that everyone can benefit from intentional and meaningful interventions
This article links procrastination with emotion regulation.
If the idea is to diversify the gifted classroom, taking away the gifted class and replacing it with a program that aims at the diversity but not the giftedness will only frustrate everyone and ignore the core of the problem.
Self-talk is a powerful tool for motivation and is particularly useful for gifted people with learning differences as they manage their complicated brains.
For parents and educators of twice exceptional students, this practice (of making New Years Resolutions) needs to be well defined and daily. There is no room for failure, like so many well-meaning New Years Resolutions.
Download the PDF here. The annual 2 Days of 2e Virtual Conference features presentations by experts in the world of twice-exceptionality. Julie Skolnick, the conference’s founder and a mother of three 2e kids, shared with Variations2e thoughts on her journey and...
10 Tips for managing the holidays with neurodiverse kids.
…the twice exceptional (gifted with a learning difference) population is under inordinate, constant stress.