In “Social Emotional Dimensions of the Gifted and the Impact of Asynchrony,” Lori Comallie-Caplan debunks many of the prevailing myths regarding the social and emotional needs of the gifted and asynchronous development. She also provides practical strategies that will help parents, teachers, coordinators, and administrators nurture the needs of gifted children, particularly in cases when emotional development doesn’t keep up with cognitive development.
- The definition of asynchronous development
- The impact of asynchronicity on the social and emotional needs of the gifted
- The potential strengths and converse challenges of asynchronicity
Ms. Comallie-Caplan is a New Mexico Licensed Master Social Worker and a Licensed Educational Diagnostician with a Masters Degree in Psychological Counseling. Additionally, she holds Advanced Certification for Mediation from the University of New Mexico School of Law. Ms. Comallie-Caplan has 30 plus years of experience in the field of counseling, coaching, evaluation, mediation and educational consultation. She is best known for her work with gifted individuals and frequently provides professional development for school districts and mental health professionals in the social emotional needs of the gifted.