Square Pegs
Don't fit in. Stand out.


Back to All Events

Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted: one-day conference

  • Oak Park Unified School District 899 Kanan Road Oak Park, CA 91377 (map)

Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted:
one-day conference

Join us for a one-day conference
hosted by Oak Park Unified School District
Saturday, October 5, 2019
8am - 4:30pm

$95 SENG members/$120 non-members

Presentation topics include:

  • KEY NOTE — Setting the Stage: Understanding Giftedness From The Inside Out

  • Occupational Therapy, Over-Excitabilities, and Sensory Processing Disorders

  • Parent Support in the Gifted Community

  • When Lazy Doesn’t Make Sense: The Impact of Executive Functions on Gifted Families

  • The Bright Brain 2.0:  Understanding the Latest Neuroscience of Giftedness 

  • Top Ten Tips for Parents of Gifted Kids

  • The Psychology, Neuroanatomy, and Care of the Creative Brain

  • Thinking Differently: Parenting Your Gifted, Sensitive, Challenging

  • Supporting Your Child's Inner Well-being While Maintaining Your Sanity

  • Motivation, Perfectionism, and Underachievement in Gifted Children and Teens

  • Empowering Gifted Girls

  • The Inconvenient Student: Understanding the Twice-Exceptional Learner

  • Help, My Child Is So Intense!  Tools to Regulate Affect and Bolster the Emotional Functioning of Gifted Children 

Earlier Event: October 2
Homeschool Tour
Later Event: January 8
Virtual Coffee Break