Dark Moments

By |2019-04-16T19:06:06-04:00April 16th, 2019|Parenting, Self Care|

Hi Folks, Spring can be a tricky time for families of twice exceptional kids. It’s the time of year when students are learning about their school options for the coming year. In some districts, kids go straight from one zoned school to another. In others, or if your child is going off to college, there [...]

Why Parents of 2e Kids Need Their Own Support Group

By |2019-03-23T11:52:35-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Parent Community, Parenting, Self Care|

Over the course of my career as a clinical social worker, I’ve met or worked with hundreds of twice-exceptional children and their families. In my experience, one of the most important things that parents of 2e kids need is the support of other parents. Parent support groups are typically run by social workers or facilitators [...]

It’s College Admissions Season – AHHHHHH!

By |2019-03-23T11:14:53-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Parenting, Raising Teens, TECA Insights|

Hey folks, I hope everyone is doing well this week. There are a few housekeeping items with respect to Insights I wanted to let you know about. First, we are going to be changing the release day from Fridays to Tuesdays. This way you can enjoy the weekend with your wonderful children and then settle in [...]

A 2e Parent’s Trauma: The Calls From School

By |2019-02-21T21:36:38-04:00February 16th, 2019|Advocacy, Parent Community, Parenting|

Hi folks, I hope everyone has survived another week in the 2e trenches. I have been talking to a lot of parents lately about how things are going for their kids at school and one mom said something that really summed things up for me. She said “Most parents drop their kid off at school [...]

The Loneliness of the 2e Parent

By |2019-02-01T19:34:13-04:00February 1st, 2019|2e Parent, Parent Community, Parenting, Self Care, Uncategorized|

I was speaking with another parent recently about the difficulty she is having with her twice exceptional 8 year-old. Most of the time he is a sweet, funny kid who likes to make up puns and is obsessed with Lego, Colonial American history and archeology. At the same time, he is prone to frequent meltdowns. [...]