Dual Exceptionality Links
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A case for affective education: Addressing the social and emotional needs of gifted students in the classroom. SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)
SENG - Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted See Articles on Social and Emotinal Issues When Your Child's Exceptionality is Emotional: Looking Beyond Psychiatric DiagnosisMisdiagnosis and dual diagnosis of gifted children and Counseling, Multiple Exceptionality, and Psychological Issues
SENG - Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted See Articles on Social and Emotinal Issues When Your Child's Exceptionality is Emotional: Looking Beyond Psychiatric DiagnosisMisdiagnosis and dual diagnosis of gifted children
Dystalk - "for parents of children who are looking for information on how to optimise their child's learning. dysTalk provides information on specific learning difficulties that may be undermining a child's performance as well as learning strategies that can potentially be applied to all children of all abilities."
Mad Pride Day - a wonderful initiative from Social Entreprenuers Ireland Awardee John McCarthy - an annual family fun day in Cork & Killarney which celebrates difference and seeks to stop the stigma of mental health in Ireland.
Reconnect Autism - brings the Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) programme to Ireland for the first time. RDI is a parent-education programme based on the latest research on the brain, developmental psychology and autism that focuses on promoting and enhancing the child’s social and emotional understanding.
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