The Tasmanian Association for the Gifted


An evening for educators and parents

The social emotional development


gifted children


Debbie Youd

The session will:

  • explore how being gifted impacts social emotional development in gifted children;
  • examine a range of strategies that parents and teachers can use to nurture and support the social emotional development of gifted children.


7.30 pm, Thursday 25 th July 2024

Online Delivery

Those registered will be emailed a link and instructions a few days before the event.

Current TAG financial members – Free

Non-members – $10

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Debbie Youd has over 40 years of experience as a teacher and a psychologist. She holds a Graduate Certificate of Education – Gifted Education and a Master of Education and has a long-standing involvement in gifted education as a parent, teacher and psychologist. She has extensive experience in assessing, identifying, counselling, and teaching gifted students, as well as delivering professional learning to schools and teachers as both a university lecturer and consultant in a number of areas, related to both gifted education and education more generally. She has also worked extensively with
parents to support gifted children. Her specific areas of expertise include assessing and identifying gifted children, curriculum differentiation, underachievement, the social emotional development of gifted children, and learning-disabled gifted students.

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