Parents Education League of Los Angeles

Parenting Gifted Children

Parenting Gifted & 2e – New Fall Workshops & Groups at Summit Center Santa Monica

Parenting can be a challenge, and the sensitivity and intensity of gifted and twice-exceptional learners can be even more difficult — and rewarding. Summit Center Santa Monica is pleased to offer a new fall lineup of workshops and groups especially for parents of gifted and twice exceptional children. See below for details.

 Evening Workshop: Be an A+ Parent of Gifted & Twice Exceptional Learners Thursday, September 18, from 7:00 –  8:30 pm, at Summit Center Santa Monica. What do our children need to be successful in school and in life? Dr. Dan Peters and Certified Parent Educator Melanie Prager discuss the characteristics of gifted and 2e children and offer new parenting tools and techniques. Pre-register for $25. Space is limited.

Morning Workshop: An Introduction to Parenting Gifted & Twice-Exceptional (2e) Children on Wednesday, October 1, from 10:00 – 11:30 am, at Summit Center Santa Monica. Is your child highly sensitive and intense? Having trouble at school? Instructors Melanie Prager, J.D., C.P.E., and Sharon Duncan introduce the characteristics of gifted and 2e children and offer techniques for providing support. Pre-register for $15.

6 Week Course: Empowered Parenting for Gifted & 2e Children, Wednesday mornings, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm, startingOctober 15, at Summit Center Santa Monica. Enhance your parenting skills through this interactive, powerful and practical 15-hour course, Certified parent educator Melanie Prager teaches effective strategies to redirect your gifted and/or twice-exceptional child’s behavior, using a positive approach to parenting.

Guided Discussion Group for Parents of Gifted Children, Thursday evenings, starting October 16, 7:00 -9:00 pm, at Summit Center Santa Monica. Learn about parenting to meet the social and emotional needs of gifted children. In a safe, supportive environment, we will discuss topics such as communication, peer relationships, motivation, and discipline. Led by Certified SENG Model Parent Group facilitator Sharon Duncan.

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Presented by Summit Center, providing psychological & educational services for children, adolescents, and families.