Helping families navigate school systems and beyond for their gifted child. Also can provide staff development for school districts and parent groups on topics pertaining to the gifted learner. Can provide some individual assessments needed for Gifted identification. SENG certified. Hamline University Adjunct.
The Gifted Learning Lab provides education and coaching to help parents feel more confident raising their intense or sensitive gifted or twice-exceptional kids. Offerings include Gifted Lab Notes, a free weekly email by Danika Maddocks with tips and information about raising intense or sensitive bright kids.
I work with neurodiverse learners, their families, and their educators to help individuals realize and maximize their strengths. I support advocacy and self-advocacy. I help families who are working to find new ways to navigate K-12, and neurodiverse students pursuing higher education.
Currently remote via telehealth; in-person therapy services will be at 2908 Humboldt Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
I help parents understand and support their gifted and twice-exceptional children and teens. My special interests include twice-exceptionality; anxiety and perfectionism; intensity and big feelings; school concerns; underachievement or dislike of school; and parenting questions about supporting twice-exceptional kids, particularly those who are autistic or who have ADHD or a learning disability.
600 Inwood Avenue North, Suite 155 Oakdale, MN 55128 55042
I provide IQ, ADHD, learning disorder, and social emotional assessments. Additionally, I collaborate with parents, children, and teens in therapy to improve mental health concerns in gifted and twice exceptional.
Coaching for students and/or parents, navigating the educational system, SENG support. As a retired superintendent and high school English teacher, I have unique expertise and perspective on schools and schooling.
Educational Consultation, Parent Coaching, SENG (Social Emotional Needs of Gifted)
One-on-one tutoring especially for learners with spatial strengths. This includes spatial learners, dyslexic learners, ADHD learners (time, materials, and task management), and ASD learners. As a classroom teacher for the highly and profoundly gifted for 10 years, my specialty most recently has become as a cognitive coach. I have worked with students from 1st grade to 12th grade to learn how to manage their brain; to get them back on track in school. I support kids as they learn how to find their internal power.