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Adjusting Environments for School Success

Pegs – we hear about them all the time; our 2e children’s school experience is often described as “trying to fit a square peg into a round hole.” I have to be honest; I can’t stand that expression. Why does square have to be negative? Why do we want everyone or anyone...

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See Me! What We Need for Successful Relationships

Our cleaning lady walked in the other day, gave notice and burst into tears. She realized she needs to be home in the afternoons for her two tweens as her eighth-grade son’s doctor informed her that her son suffers from stress and anxiety. My most recent clients,...

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Feelings, Nothing More than Feelings

Not every gifted or twice exceptional person is an empath, but every empath has the gift of uncanny perception and an ability to truly experience the feelings of those around them. Just as being “gifted” is a blessing and sometimes a curse, so too is the innate experience of the empath.

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Running to Stand Still

The lyrics illustrate the lonely and often frustrating journey of parenting a 2e child or being a 2e adult; awakening to the realization of necessary and sometimes onerous advocacy and the final appreciation that even after a journey of learning and promoting best practices, we may find ourselves standing in the same place as when we started.

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Advocacy: Crafting Your 2e Child’s Story

You know what makes me crazy? When parents think they deserve the judgments thrown at them.  “It must be so difficult raising your child.”  “I can’t imagine how you get through each day.” And the backhanded compliments, “You’re so strong, I could never do what you...

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