Twice Exceptional Webinar

posted Apr 15, 2012, 12:04 PM by RAiSE 102   [ updated Apr 15, 2012, 12:41 PM ]
The District 102 Talent Development Program is sponsoring an opportunity to participate in a webinar on the topic of twice-exceptional children.  This webinar is called: Double the Label, Double the Need: Strategies for Educators & Parents of Twice-Exceptional Children
Claire Hughes, College of Coastal Georgia, St. Simons Island, GA; Beverly Trail, Regis University, Henderson, CO

Collaborative planning with a focus on developing 21st century skills improves outcomes for twice-exceptional children with a unique combination of strengths and weaknesses. Learn how to nurture incredible strengths in creativity and problem solving. Utilize technology to assist children with debilitating weaknesses in written expression and executive functioning. Develop interpersonal skills essential when collaborating with others and intrapersonal skills a prerequisite to self-actualization. This presentation provides an expert perspective on how children, parents, and educators can develop a comprehensive plan integrating strategies from both gifted and special education to meet diverse cognitive, academic, social, and emotional needs of twice-exceptional children.

This event takes place Wednesday, April 18th at 6:00 PM in the Park Jr. High LRC and will be followed by a short discussion period.