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Gifted & Distractible
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Purchase tickets to our next SCREENING EVENT   Award Winning Film: "2e: Twice Exceptional" 

Mingle with 2e families, professionals and educators in a location convenient to MD, DC and VA at
Carderock Springs Swim and Tennis Club right off the beltway at River Rd.
Exhibitors, Giveaway bags, a Free Raffle and more! 


Purchase your tickets at:
http://WithUnderstandingComesCalm.brownpapertickets.com


For exhibitor or advertiser opportunities contact: Julie@WithUnderstandingComesCalm
It's been a busy month at With Understanding Comes Calm. We've spent a lot of time spreading the word about finding strengths and teaching to the gift and meeting with parents to support them in raising their awesome 2e kids.  

In this edition of "Gifted and Distractible" check out:
  • Photos from our 2e movie screening in Potomac.
  • A link to purchase tickets and learn about our upcoming April 5 SCREENING EVENT in Bethesda, MD.
  • Julie's latest blog, "Smart Dog," celebrating learning differences and teaching to the strength.
  • An article considering whether higher expectations and more intense schooling contribute to ADHD diagnoses.
  • Julie's latest book recommendation.
  • Stanford University's GiftedandTalented.com latest "expert pick."
  • Julie's review of "2e: Twice Exceptional" in 2e Newsletter.
  • An amazing upcoming conference SENG - Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted in Williamsburg, Va. this July. 
  • Survey of interest for a Parent Empowerment Group.

 

We had a great turn out at our screening of "2e: Twice Exceptional" for the Disability Awareness and Inclusion event at Beth Sholom in Potomac, MD.

Julie's latest (whimsical) blog, "Smart Dog" takes a look at giving up versus celebrating strengths in guide dogs and gifted kids! http://withunderstandingcomescalm.com/smart-dog/
Over 100 people waiting to see "2e: Twice Exceptional" at the Disability Awareness and Inclusion event at Beth Sholom in Potomac, MD.
Have higher expectations and more intense schooling contributed to ADHD diagnoses? Check out this recent article in Healthday:  http://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/attention-deficit-disorder-adhd-news-50/could-adults-expectations-drive-adhd-diagnoses-708321.html
Book Recommendation  
Fish in a Tree
by Linda Mullaly Hunt looks at how a teacher brings self esteem back to a bright girl with dyslexia by finding her strengths and using them to celebrate her and help her access reading. Keep a box of tissues nearby!
Look who Stanford University's GiftedandTalented.com
chose for it's "Expert Pick!" 

https://giftedandtalented.com/-/with-understanding-comes-calm
Read a review of award winning documentary "2e: Twice Exceptional" appearing in 2e Newsletter - a trusted source for all things twice exceptional.
http://2enewsletter.com/article_2015_03_FilmFestivalDebut_Skolnick.html
SENG Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted is holding their annual conference in Williamsburg, VA on July 21-24.  This is a DO NOT MISS opportunity to learn about the emotional experience of the gifted and to mingle with like minded parents, educators and professionals. Register at 
http://sengifted.org/conferences/2016-annual-seng-conference
Interested in getting together with other parents of gifted and distractible children in a safe and confidential setting (in Maryland) to discuss unique challenges and accomplishments that gifted children bring to families?  As a SENG certified parent group facilitator, Julie will start a Parent Empowerment Group based on interest. Please email her if you are interested and specify whether you prefer morning or evening. Julie@WithUnderstandingComesCalm.com
Interested in getting together with other parents of gifted and distractible children in a safe and confidential setting (in Maryland) to discuss unique challenges and accomplishments that gifted children bring to families?  As a SENG certified parent group facilitator, Julie will start a Parent Empowerment Group based on interest. Please email her if you are interested and specify whether you prefer morning or evening. Julie@WithUnderstandingComesCalm.com
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