Please Join Us!
Parenting Gifted Children
Parenting Gifted Children: Spotlight on Social and Emotional Characteristics
Being the parent of a gifted child means MORE – more intense, more sensitive, more curious, more active, more idealistic and more intuitive. Understanding these unique personality characteristics provides insights into behaviors at home and school. This presentation will focus on the affective aspects of being gifted including sensitivity, intensity, and perfectionism. Effective strategies and techniques for dealing with these personality traits, as well as ways to help kids deal with the unique stresses of giftedness will be shared. Resources to foster a deeper understanding of the social-emotional aspects of parenting will be discussed.