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Sat, 12 Feb



Identifying and Nurturing Giftedness in the Early Years

Event Recording Link: For parents and teachers whose wards (in the age range 4-10) may be displaying unusual ability. Our 3 expert panelists will share common issues, tips for parents, options available for enrichment, and address participant questions.

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Identifying and Nurturing Giftedness in the Early Years

Time & Location

12-Feb-2022, 6:00 pm IST



About the Event

Event Recording Link:

Children can show frustration, boredom, a deep interest in some areas, unusual ability, difficulty in fitting with peers and other characteristics. Parents of such young children (ages 4-10) are at a loss at times to identify the root cause of the issues and seek help from schools and other experts to address the situation. Sometimes these issues are related to giftedness- a child may not be challenged sufficiently or not have the opportunity to be part of an appropriate peer group. In this situation, it can be hard for parents and teachers to know what to do because expertise in identifying and working with gifted children is not easily available.

Parents and teachers whose wards may be displaying unusual ability, will benefit from this session. The 3 expert panelists will share common issues, tips for parents, options available for talent development and address the questions of participants.

The panelists are-

  • Dr. Bhooshan Shukla, eminent child psychiatrist and parenting coach who has worked with several gifted children in his clinical practice.
  • Dr. Devasena Desai, from the Kaveri Gifted Education Centre (KGERC). She has designed the teacher training programs at KGERC based on the work of Belin Blank Center, Iowa, USA, and also offers individual guidance to parents of gifted children.
  • Dr. Rhoda Rosen is Associate Director at Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development (CTD). She oversees CTD's enrichment programs for young students, including summer, weekend, and online courses. Additionally, she leads parent education initiatives and is actively involved in professional learning and school outreach. 

Please note that a maximum of 100 participants will be admitted into the zoom session on a first come, first admitted basis. If you are unable to enter the zoom session, you can participate in the session through live stream on the Gifted India Network Facebook Page.

Join the Gifted India Network telegram channel for updates about talks, programs and resources about developing your child's talent. 





  • All are Welcome!







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