Exceptional Kids: Gifted and other Exceptionalities
Tara R. Lenga is an Educator, Presenter, Writer, Advocate and Strategy Consultant to all areas related to gifted and twice-exceptional children. Tara has worked extensively with exceptional children spanning the learning spectrum -- from learning disabilities to gifted. For over 20 years she has worked collaboratively with parents and educators devising coping strategies for her clients in both home and school environments. Tara holds a BA in both Child Development and Psychology, is an Art Therapist and is a trained ABA therapist.
Through the years of working with various families and their children, it became apparent that the principles and coping strategies applied for children with learning disabilities proved quite useful for the gifted and twice-exceptional child. Social, emotional, and scholastic growth can be achieved when the right building blocks are put into place and at the right time.