Events

July 19-22: SENG Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted Conference, San Diego, CA. Dr. Dan Peters, Dr. Susan Daniels, and other Summit Center professionals will present. Learn more and register at http://sengifted.org. Talks will include:

  • Dr. Dan Peters on “Turning Worriers into Warriors!: Anxiety in Gifted and 2e Youth”
  • Dr. Lisa Hancock & Sharon Duncan on “Welcome to the Real World: Recognizing the Challenges Facing Gifted/2e Teens and Adults”
  • Dr. Susan Daniels (with Nicole Tetreault and Michael Postma) on “The Psychology, Neuroanatomy, and Care of the Creative Brain”
  • Dr. Stephen Chou on “Socioemotional Development of Gifted Children”

October 26-27: 2 Days of 2e Virtual Conference, presented by With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC. Designed specifically to meet the needs of Parents, Educators, Adults and Clinicians, each session will be presented sequentially followed by a real-time discussion board Q&A. Speakers include Dr. Joe Renzulli, Dr. Jim Delisle, Dr. Susan Baum, Dr. Edward Amend, and Jonathan Mooney. Summit Center’s Dr. Dan Peters will speak on Anxiety and Dr. Stephen Chou will speak on Identification. More information to come at http://2daysof2e.com.

November 15-18: Annual National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Conference, Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Dan Peters will co-present on “Use of the WISC-V for Gifted and Twice Exceptional Identification” and “Stealth Dyslexia: Still Flying Under the Radar.” Dr. Susan Daniels will speak on “Outside the Lines: Let’s Have a Look at Visual Thinking, Imagination, and Creativity.” More information at https://www.eventscribe.com/2018/NAGC/.

 

 

Speaker Bureau

Summit Center founders Dr. Dan Peters and Dr. Susan Daniels are available to speak to your school, parent group, conference, or other event. They are experienced speakers for conference keynotes, plenaries, webinars, workshops, and more, having presented at the National Association for Gifted annual conference, California Association for Gifted, Central Cities Conference, and at other state-wide and national meetings.

Dr. Peters and Dr. Daniels and their staff are available to speak on the following topics:

  • Living with Intensity – Overexcitabilities in Gifted Youth
  • Gifted Kids on the Edge: At-Risk and At-Promise
  • Taming  the Worry Monster: Anxiety in Gifted and 2e Youth
  • Avoiding Avoidance: Just Use Your Disaster Supply Kit
  • Gifted and Learning Disabled: What Can We Do?
  • Building Fortitude in Gifted Youth
  • Perfectionism in the Gifted
  • Organization for the Creative Mind
  • Raising Creative Kids
  • Developing Differentiated Education Plans
  • Bringing it all Together: Integrative Assessment and Educational Planning for Gifted Youth
  • Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Gifted Youth
  • The Essence of the Gifted Person
  • Passion for Learning Beyond Kindergarten: The Power of Choice