Category: Gifted Characteristics

Final Diagnosis: He’s Just Himself

For parents with children who are both gifted and have learning differences or behaviors with or without a clear diagnosis, often referred to as ‘twice exceptional,’  finding the best program for them can seem daunting.   After hearing from parents with children in need of better options, we invited former P.A.L. panelist Jill Tatara, magazine editor and mother of two, to…

Did You Say FREE?

For NYC kids, summer is only a week away, so don’t miss P.A.L.’s final Spring 2012 wrap-up FREE event –with great giveaways throughout the evening–and learn how to support your child’s gifts, talents and interests this summer and all year long. Supporting Your Child’s Gifts & Talents: A Talent Development Roundtable, is this Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 pm for…

Supporting Early Giftedness Through Play

Dr. Julia Osborn, a psychologist specializing in gifted children and Kristen Pallonetti, the program director at Tribeca Community School, a Reggio philosophy preschool in Tribeca, presented their views on Supporting Early Giftedness Through Play at the February 28, 2012 P.A.L. Workshop Series in New York City. Among some of the take-aways presented by Dr. Osborn were: • Slow down and…

The Power of Books & Film for Kids: Using Children’s Literature & Movies to Help Kids Connect with Others, Explore Emotions and Understand Themselves

Join P.A.L. and Filmmaker Doug Morse this Tuesday, March 13, as we explore The Power of Books & Film for Kids: Using Children’s Literature & Movies to Help Kids Connect with Others, Explore Emotions and Understand Themselves Is your child anxious about the first day of school, shy around strangers, experiencing the effects of divorce, struggling with siblings, friendships or…