Educators and parents often struggle with twice exceptional children. Frustrated teachers and parents experience self-doubt and their self-confidence is often compromised. Emotions and ego can get in the way of collaborative communication and effective strategies. This session provides the top 10 strategies that encourage meaningful interactions for educators and parents of 2e students.
Julie Skolnick, M.A., J.D., Founder of With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC, passionately guides parents of gifted and distractible children, mentors 2e adults, trains educators and advises professionals on how to bring out the best and raise self-confidence in their 2e students and clients. Julie serves as Secretary to the Maryland Superintendent’s Gifted and Talented Advisory Council, is the Maryland liaison for Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG), is a Committee member for the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and serves as an advisor to “The G Word” feature documentary currently in production. Julie produces Let’s Talk 2e! virtual conferences, hosts the Let’s Talk 2e! Membership Community, publishes “Gifted & Distractible” newsletter and a monthly blog. 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 “Gifted & Distractible” monthly newsletter at https://www.withunderstandingcomescalm.com/newsletters/. Follow Julie on social media: Facebook.com/WithUnderstandingComesCalm, Instagram: @LetsTalk2e, Twitter: @JulieSkolnick, LinkedIn: Julie Rosenbaum Skolnick, and YouTube: Let’s Talk 2e