Gifted and twice exceptional people often experience emotional overexcitability. Plugging into the world in an organic way, they see, feel, and understand their surroundings on a deeper level. This super power sometimes causes great pleasure and at other times, great pain. Research shows that our children can tap into the feelings of the adults around […]
Changing perspective based on the issue in front of us is necessary to address stress and other challenges typical for the gifted and twice exceptional communities. ‘Telescoping,’ the act of zooming in and zooming out, is necessary to shift perspective and persevere.
We are living in a liminal time. What will happen next? How will I keep my kids engaged? How will I make online learning meaningful for my students? How will I work while my kids are bored at home with me? Who will get sick? When? How will I pay my bills? How can I […]
“It’s not what happens but how you handle it that matters.” This is a lesson worth teaching to your children and students in the wake of the unprecedented coronavirus. We, in this day and age, have never experienced a pandemic in this way. There still is much that is unknown. We have no idea when […]
This article links procrastination with emotion regulation.
10 Tips for managing the holidays with neurodiverse kids.