AAGC Conference Parent Night Webinar
October 12, 2023, 6:00 pm CT via Zoom
Gifted & Struggling: Emotional Support for Gifted & 2e Learners
Supporting our gifted learners emotionally is vital to their well-being and success. Gifted children are more than just high test scores or advanced academics, their unique sensitivities and asynchronous brain development put them under a great deal of pressure. Brain research is continuing to show us the exceptionality of gifted brain development as well as the effects of trauma. It is especially important to understand this for our gifted and 2e population as many of these children are already struggling socially, emotionally, and academically. This presentation will help participants better understand these learners as well as provide practical strategies to support them.
Meet Adam Laningham
Adam C Laningham, author of Gifted Children & How Trauma Impacts Them, and the Gifted & Struggling Series, has over 20 years of experience in the field of education. Adam was recognized as the Arizona Gifted Teacher of the Year, he has taught at several schools in multiple grade levels, created and facilitated numerous gifted programs, and served as a district manager coordinating programs for over 6000 gifted students.Adam has served on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Association for Gifted & Talented, is currently the President Elect of SENG - Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted, he is a founding member of Callisto (supporting gifted foster youth), and an advisor for CogAT Riverside Insights. As founder and owner of Bright Child AZ, & The Gifted Collective, Adam is an international speaker, consultant, and gifted advocate.
Teachers - please invite your parents!
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