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Sept 27th 2013: FAO Professionals working with children with Additional and Special Educational Needs

A training day for Educational Professionals Friday 27 September 2013 at Forest International School, Mareil-Marly* Time: 1pm to 6pm followed by a networking session and cocktails

Lectures, workshops and discussions for professionals working with children with additional educational needs will feature:

Maths remediation – a multi-sensory approach Sarah Wedderburn, Principal Unicorn Maths Studio

Nurturing the language development of multi-lingual children: What we need to know
Jenny Feinmann, Educational Psychologist

A learning difficulty... Or is it?
Ruta Gouriou, Learning Specialist/ Neuro-developmental Practitioner

Improving learning behaviour – solution oriented tools for change Dr Victoria Lewis, Educational Psychologist

Impacting on the literacy of vulnerable groups. Helping individuals without always giving individual help
Neil Mackay

Special Educator and Trainer on Literacy remediation strategies

Fees : Professionals: 90€, Schools and institutions: 110€, Parents: 60€,
S.P.R.I.N.T. Members 80€
Participants will receive CPD (Continuous Professional Development) certificates.
*A shuttle bus will be available at the beginning and end of the conference to transport people from and to the railway stations in both L’Etang la Ville and Saint Germain en Laye.

To book a place at this event or for more information, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Places are limited. Please book early!

GIFTED IN FRANCE JUNE 2013

Dear Friends,

We are nearing the end of the school year and have two more presentations for parents, child minders, educators, therapists and others looking to better understand giftedness, learning disorders, misdiagnosis and anxiety issues among children and teens. Please feel free to pass along this announcement to those who may benefit from it. This is the time of year when anxiety and learning issues come to light, sending families, educators and other professionals in search of fresh perspectives and expertise. These webinars were led by professionals from the United States.

Reminder for the last two presentations in recorded webinar format:

Thursday June 6: Giftedness and Learning Disabilities: Unearthing the Missed Diagnosis  11h30 and 19h30

Thursday June 13: Laying Waste to the Elephant in the Living Room: Solutions for the Anxious Gifted Child 11h30 and 19h30

Events are free for GiF and Message members, 10 euros for non-members and is open to the community.

RSVP, in advance is mandatory, please follow these steps, space is limited:

  • June 6: Giftedness and Learning Disabilities, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., indicate the time of your choice. RSVP Deadline June 2.
  • June 13: Solutions for the Anxious Gifted Child, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., indicate the time of your choice. RSVP Deadline June 6.

Location is at a private residence, 75016 near Radio France. 
Original announcement and details are below and also available on our blog,giftedinfrance.blogspot.com

Thank you for your support and friendship.

Best regards,

Helen Sahin Connelly

President, Gifted in France

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