What’s so different about raising a gifted child? When: March 8, 2014, 9:45 AM - 3:30 PM (registration opens at 9:00 AM) Where: Seattle Public Schools John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence 2445 3rd Avenue […]
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As we announced in June, the Coalition has new leadership this fall. Co-Presidents are Janis Traven of Seattle and David Berg of Puyallup. Barbara Poyneer continues as Treasurer and sender of […]
Date: May 14, 2013
Time: 4:30 p.m. Pacific [90 mins.]
Presenter: Terry Friedrichs, PhD, EdD
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) youth experience much higher-than-average rates of verbal and physical harassment, parental rejection, and suicide. However, these students also have great potential for academic success, as seen by their disproportionately-high representation in programs for the gifted.
This session explains how parents, siblings, and teachers can build on these students’ potential and can diminish the effect of others’ harm.