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December 2020 Summit Center Update: Focus On What Is Important – New therapy groups, 100th podcast episode, dyslexia intervention, educator’s conference, movers and shakers, and more. READ OUR NEWSLETTER

November 2020 Summit Center Update: We Will Get Through This – Distance learning challenges, equity in gifted education, new books, podcasts on parenting, and more. READ OUR NEWSLETTER

October 2020 Summit Center Update: Seeking Psychological Safety – Upcoming talk on assessments, Dr. Dan Peters in Brazil, new podcasts on psychological safety and caregiving, and more.

September 2020 Summit Center Update: School Fit, Parenting & Teenagers – New Parent Group, Finding the Right School Fit, New Events, Plus Podcasts on Teenage Authenticity, Family Relationships, and more.

August 2020 Summit Center Update: Managing Worry Amid the Start of School :– Doctoral trainees, school consultation, new podcasts, and more as children and teens return to school.

July 2020 Summit Center Update: Taking Care of Ourselves as Parents – 2e consultation services, new podcasts, and more as our offices begin to reopen.

June 2020 – Summit Center Update – Parenting Through Major Life Events:  Child coaching services, parent support groups, new podcasts, and more as our offices begin to reopen.

May 2020 – Summit Center Update – Parenting with Confidence and Laughter at Home: New consultation services, doodle classes, and more while we continue to shelter in place.

April 2020 – Summit Center Update – Online Classes & Remote Services: Learn about free art classes and new remote services for you and your family while we all shelter in place.

March 2020 – Summit Center Update – Coronavirus Special on Parenting with Resilience: We will get through this together. Read this issue for coronavirus information, stay-at-home resources, and more.

February 2020 – Summit Center Update – Screentime Alternatives for Your Kids: Podcasts on camping and the impacts of technology, CAG conference, upcoming events, and more!

January 2020 – Summit Center Update – Start the New Year with Parent Education: Podcasts on neurodiversity and finance, plus new executive function course & gifted/2e group. and more!

December 2019 – Summit Center Update – The Importance of Family Dinner: Parenting podcasts, GRO research, gifted/2e discussion group, and Happy Holidays to you and yours!

November 2019 – Summit Center Update – Passion for Helping Others: Parenting podcasts, early childhood services, new worry book, and Happy Thanksgiving!
October 2019 – Summit Center Update – Understand Learning & Development: Podcasts on infant development and sleep for teens; The G Word fundraiser, 2 Days of 2e, new gifted publisher, and more!
September 2019 – Summit Center Update – Smart but Struggling Students: New Blog, podcasts on Boys and Dyslexia, Support & Discussion Groups, Upcoming Events, and more!
August 2019 – Summit Center Update – Understand Your Child’s Temperament: Plus, Executive Function Online Summit Begins This Friday, Trainee Program, new podcasts, and more!

July 2019 – Summit Center Update – Life Lessons for Our Children, new evaluator, two podcasts on home schooling and life lessons, research survey, and more!

June 2019 – Summit Center Update – Nurturing Everyday Creativity in Children, podcasts on Fatherhood and Emotional Health, Upcoming Events, and more!

May 2019 – Summit Center Update: Mindful Parenting of High Needs Kids, Camp Summit for Gifted Youth still open, podcasts on Neurodiversity and Clutter-Free Parenting, new definition of giftedness, and more!

April 2019 – Summit Center Update: Setting Limits & Sticking To Them, Terrific Toddlers and Encouraging Volunteerism on the Parent Footprint Podcast, upcoming events, and more!

March 2019 – Summit Center Update: Strengthen Executive Functioning by Deanna Kim. Plus, how to handle social media and teenagers on the Parent Footprint Podcast, and more.

February 2019 – Summit Center Update: Bring Out the Best in Your Child, new on the Parent Footprint Podcast, groups for parents of gifted & 2e learners and more!

January 2019 — Summit Center Update: New podcasts on Launching Your Child. Plus, counseling services, Bright & Quirky Online Summit, Dr. Dan is now on Instagram!

December 2018 — Summit Center Update: New podcast on Navigating Parent-Teen Relationships. Plus, explaining IEP plans, Dr. Dan article in Spanish, and more!!

November 2018 — Summit Center Update: A Source of Solace & Strength. Use creative expression to help recover from traumatic events, new podcast, NAGC conference, and more!

October 2018 — Summit Center Update: The Evolution of 2e: Article by Dr. Dan Peters, new podcasts, “Taming the Worry Monster” lecture video now on demand, & more.

September 2018 — Summit Center Update: Parenting in the Real World: Parenting podcasts, expanded trainee program, last chance for groups, and more!

August 2018 — Summit Center Update: With Understanding Comes Calm, new 2e discussion groups, parenting podcast, remembering Dr. Webb & more.

July 2018 — Summit Center Update: Parenting Differently Wired Kids, Tilt Parenting, new parenting podcasts, upcoming SENG conference, & FREE ebook!

June 2018 — Summit Center Update: Coaches Aren’t Just for Athletes: helping gifted college students, podcasts on being “present” with your kids, upcoming SENG conference & more!

May 2018 — Summit Center Update: Dr. Dan Podcasts on Supporting Girls and Women, Camp Summit, Spring Reading List, & More

April 2018 — Summit Center Update: Bright & Quirky Online Summit, parenting podcasts with Dr. Ken Ginsburg and Greg Pincus, Dr. Ginny Ritchey offers therapy at new Marin office, upcoming events, & more!

March 2018 — Summit Center Update for March: Create a Habit for Appreciation with the Morning Bucket, new Parent Footprint podcasts, parenting course, Dr. Dan article on school violence & more!

February 2018 — Summit Center Update: Managing Fear about the FLU; new podcasts with Scott Barry Kaufman and Jen Lumanlan, new books, and more!

January 2018 — Summit Center Update: Live Life Fully in 2018; new podcasts with Jonathan Mooney and Carolyn Dalgliesh on learning differently, new parenting group, and more!

December 2017 — Summit Center Update: New Podcasts on Learning Dis-“Ability” and Online Communities, key resources, plus new parenting workshop!

November 2017 — Summit Center Update: New podcasts on Mentally Strong Parenting and Entitlement Intervention, Dr. Dan on TV, Mini SENG Conference & more.

Even older newsletters

October 2017 — Summit Center Update: Facing Tragedy; new podcast interviews on Social Awkwardness and the Possibility Principle; Dr. Dan on morning TV show; & more.

September 2017 — Summit Center Update: Homework 101, Oasis Time podcast interview with Dr. Marilyn Paul, new therapist in Walnut Creek, & more.

August 2017 — Summit Center Update: read about handling Back-to-School Worries, podcast on Well Being with Dr. Paula Wilkes, new 2e parent group in Walnut Creek, and more.

July 2017 — Podcast on Facing Fear with Jessica Teich, new Walnut Creek therapist and evaluator Dr. Gabriela Bronson-Castain, and more!

June 2017 — Podcasts on being a role model for your kids, upcoming SENG conference, and more!

May 2017 — What Skiers and Snowboarders Can Teach Us About Accepting Differences, New Podcast, & More.

April 2017 — New Parent Footprint Podcast: Dr. Dan interviews Denise Pope on Finding Balance, and Lisa Van Gemert on Perfectionism. Plus more updates and coming events!

March 2017 –Digital Breaks, New Podcasts, Camp Summit Registration Now Open, New Warrior Workbook.

February 2017 — Helping Teens Confront Stress and Anxiety with TeenzTalk.org; New Podcasts; More Articles & Interviews by Dr. Dan

January 2017 — New Podcast on Self-Reg with Dr. Stuart Shanker, Smart Girls Webinar, Articles from Dr. Dan, & more!

December 2016 — 5 Steps To Managing Stress During the Holidays, Supporting Smart Girls Webinar, Articles from Dr. Dan, & more!

November 2016 — Prioritizing Your Life, Dr. Dan on Facebook Live, New ToughLove Book, & more!

October 2016 — The Art of Parenting, New Podcast Series, Online Parent Training, Upcoming Events.

September 2016 — How Anxiety Affects Your Child’s Self-Esteem, Parent Groups, New Research Associate, Upcoming Events and more.

August 2016 (Northern California Version) — Back to School Study Habits, New Doctoral Trainees, Parent Groups for SF Bay Area, & More.

August 2016 (Southern California Version) — Back to School Study Habits and more.

July 2016 — Improving Time Management, SENG Conference, Gifted Adult Meet-Up, and more.

June 2016 — When Overparenting Goes to Far, Introducing Dr. Lisa Hilley, and more.

May 2016 — What’s Up With All of the “Dys” Orders? Plus: New Offices in Costa Mesa and Torrance, and more.

April 2016 — GRO paper on the Gifted Brain, new Pasadena office, Openings left at Camp Summit, and more.

March 2016 — Choosing Kindness, by Dr. Dan Peters; Services for Gifted Adults, Upcoming Events, and more.

February 2016 — New ADA Guidelines for Learning Issues, Webinars, Oakland Parent Discussion Group, and more.

January 2016 — Summit Center welcomes Dr. Ginny Ritchey and Michele Adamson, Camp Summit registration opens, new webinars

December 2015 — Worry Reminders for the Holidays, new government letter on learning issues, parent discussion groups in Northern California.

November 2015 — The Twice Exceptional Adult, new parent discussion groups in Northern California, and more.

Northern California October 2015 — The hidden dyslexic revolution, upcoming events for parents.

Southern California October 2015 — The hidden dyslexic revolution, upcoming events for parents, new GRO gifted research organization.

Northern California September 2015 — “Is Outside the Box Learning Possible?” by Dr. Dan Peters + New Doctoral Trainees, Parent Support Group, and More

Southern California September 2015 — “Is Outside the Box Learning Possible?” by Dr. Dan Peters, Executive Director

August 2015 — Developing Self Esteem in Gifted Teens, by Melanie Kroon, LMFT + Memory Support Training, New Webinar Series, Parent Support Groups

July 2015 — Help Your Child Build a Superpower

June 2015 – Differentiated Educational Plans – Building on Student Strengths, One Child at a Time + Welcoming Dr. Lauren Stutman to our Los Angeles Office

Northern California May 2015 — “Eyes, Ears, and Learning” by Dr. Nancy Knop, Educational Therapist

Southern California May 2015 — Eyes, Ears, and Learning + Welcoming Dr. Maria Paasivirta to Summit Center Los Angeles

Northern California April 2015 — A Strength-Based Approach Helps Children + New Walnut Creek Offices

Southern California April 2015 — A Strength-Based Approach Helps Children + Welcoming Melanie Kroon to Summit Center Encino

March 2015 — School Avoidance and What to Do

February 2015 — 5 Ways to Improve Study Habits

Northern California January 2015 — Balancing Screen Time and Family Time

Southern California January 2015 — Introducing Cognitive Coaching with Dr. Paula Wilkes

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