The Southern Arizona Gifted Network is hosting a free event for parents and teachers of gifted children, featuring national speakers on gifted individuals and gifted education.
Deb Douglas, consultant and advocate for gifted children and teens, specializing in workshops that help students take charge of their educations. She is the author of The Power of Self-Advocacy for Gifted Learners. Previously, she was the gifted education coordinator for the Manitowoc Public School District and president of the Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
Paul Beljan, past president of the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology (ABPdN) and is a clinical neuropsychologist in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Beljan co-wrote Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults and has authored several chapters and articles in various publications. Dr. Beljan is a nationally acclaimed forensic neuropsychology expert and has lectured internationally.
Several break-out sessions in the afternoon by keynote speakers and local experts will offer specifically focused strategies for parents and teachers to support gifted children.
Audience: Parents, family members, community members, teachers, counselors, and school administrators
Location: Hosted by the Amphitheater School District in the Amphitheater Professional Development and Learning Center, 701 W. Wetmore Rd.
When: Saturday, September 14, 9:00-3:00 (one-hour lunch on your own)