Introduction to Parenting Gifted & Twice-Exceptional (2e) Children: Morning Workshop
with Melanie Prager and Sharon Duncan
Wednesday, October 1
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Summit Center Santa Monica


Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT

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Summit Center Santa Monica
2716 Ocean Park Blvd.
Suite 1060B
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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phone (310) 478-6505 

Is your child:

  • highly sensitive or intense?
  • having trouble at school?
  • an absract,  complex, logical, or insightful thinker?
  • preoccupied with their own thoughts?

Does your child:

  • need less sleep
  • throw more intense tantrums than other kids?
  • ask probing questions?
  • get really deep into their interests or have a wide range of interents?
  • have a highly developed curiousity?
  • seem to think or operate "outside" the box?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, your child may be gifted or twice-exceptional -- and our 90-minute parenting workshop is for YOU!

Twice exceptional (2e) is a child who is simultaneously gifted and has a learning difference. The intensity and asynchronous development of gifted and 2e children can make parenting a particular challenge.  Join Summit Center's Melanie Prager and Sharon Duncan as they introduce the characteristics of gifted and 2e children and offer techniques for providing you and your child with the support you need!

Registration is now closed, but space is still available. Tickets available at the door, $20, cash or check.

This workshop provides an excellent introduction to Summit Center's six-week parenting course Enlightened Parenting™ for Gifted & 2e Childrenwhich begins October 15. We also offer Guided Parent Discussion Groups starting October 16.

Melanie Prager, J.D., C.P.E., is Summit Center's parent educator. Melanie co-founded Empowered Parenting Melanie Prager, Summit Center in 2004 and has been teaching parenting courses in the LA area ever since.  She is dedicated to educating others with the same parenting tools that she and her husband consistently apply -- to make parentineasier, more effective and more enjoyable.  Melanie is a certified parent educator trained in Positive Discipline; Redirecting Children's Behavior, Reflective Parenting; and Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG). She is the mother of 3.

Sharon Duncan is Summit Center's SENG Model GroupFacilitator. As the mother of two gifted children, Sharon recognizes the common challenges faced by those Sharon Duncan raising and working with gifted children. She consults with parents and schools to assist them in understanding the social and emotional needs of this population. Sharon also provides guidance on homeschooling. Sharon has served as president of the School Site Council at a public elementary school, and on the Board of Trustees at a private school. She speaks on the topic of gifted children at schools, districts, and state and national conferences.

Summit Center offers psychological and educational assessments and counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. We specialize in those who may be gifted, creative, or twice-exceptional (both gifted and with learning differences). Learn more at