I want to share a free resource that may be helpful to your family, a friend's family, or to the families you work with: The Bright & Quirky Child Summit presented by Bright & Quirky, whose mission is to “ease the struggle for bright and quirky kids and parents, help them self-actualize with the help of experts in the fields of mental health and education, and inspire the hope that new ideas and possibilities bring.”
The 7-day summit will occur online January 28-February 3, 2019. Registration for the free summit gives parents links to watch the summit talks over the 7 day summit. Each talk is free and accessible for 24 hours from when it airs. Presenters include Dr. Ross Greene, Dr. Laura Kastner, Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Ned Hallowell, Michelle Garcia Winner, Dr. Barry Prizant, Dr. Denise Pope, Dr. Laura Markham, Dr. Dan Peters, and many other experts in the fields of giftedness, ADHD, Autism/Aspergers, anxiety and learning differences. For additional information and free event registration, click here.
Seven-day thematic schedule:
Day 1: Understand your bright & quirky child
Day 2: Manage emotional intensity, meltdowns & behavior
Day 3: Navigate school and learning challenges
Day 4: Manage social challenges and build community
Day 5: Increase focus, motivation and executive function
Day 6: Calm stress, anxiety and perfectionism
Day 7: Parent complex bright & quirky kids
See the full schedule here.
(*Please note, this resource is provided for informational purposes only; the information is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge, but there may be omissions, errors or mistakes, and no guarantees are made.)