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Resources for Parents

Numerous resources are available today that provide information and advice about gifted education and gifted kids; it can be daunting to select only one or two. We have listed those resources which we have personally found to be useful in living and working with gifted individuals.

Gifted Friendly Service Providers


Bea Braun, Au.D. (Educational Audiologist) - Auditory Processing Center
(626) 793-8711

Dr. Braun is a licensed clinical and credentialed educational audiologist with 19 years experience providing comprehensive audiological
evaluations and (central) auditory processing evaluations for children and adults.  She is passionate about accurately identifying each client's
specific auditory processing subtype and recommending deficit specific remediation.

Special topics: Auditory Processing, Hearing Loss


Bea Braun, Au.D. (Educational Audiologist) - Auditory Processing Center
(626) 793-8711

Dr. Braun is a licensed clinical and credentialed educational audiologist with 19 years experience providing comprehensive audiological
evaluations and (central) auditory processing evaluations for children and adults.  She is passionate about accurately identifying each client's
specific auditory processing subtype and recommending deficit specific remediation.

Special topics: Auditory Processing, Hearing Loss


Coast 2 Coast College Counseling
(310) 713-8765

Susanne is the founder of Coast 2 Coast College Counseling and has been helping students with the college search and application process for over 17 years.

Susanne Condon brings 20 years of marketing experience to Coast 2 Coast. She graduated Cum Laude from USC/Marshall School of Business with an emphasis in marketing. 

Susanne co-wrote, “Get the College Edge,” a monthly column in the Palos Verdes Peninsula News. Susanne visits colleges throughout the United States and builds contacts within the admissions staff in order to stay current with admission trend


Coast 2 Coast College Counseling
(310) 713-8765

Susanne is the founder of Coast 2 Coast College Counseling and has been helping students with the college search and application process for over 17 years.

Susanne Condon brings 20 years of marketing experience to Coast 2 Coast. She graduated Cum Laude from USC/Marshall School of Business with an emphasis in marketing. 

Susanne co-wrote, “Get the College Edge,” a monthly column in the Palos Verdes Peninsula News. Susanne visits colleges throughout the United States and builds contacts within the admissions staff in order to stay current with admission trend


Ryan O'Donnell, M.S., BCBA - Institute of Meaningful Instruction
(775) 482-4112

Ryan graduated in 2013 from the Florida Institute of Technology and received his Board Certification that same year.  Ryan has provided over 2,000 hours of instruction and oversight in a variety of areas, including: Medicaid services, DOE Training, prosocial organizational projects, and Rehabilitation and various private entities.  He's active in the field of behavior analysis with over 60 professional presentations, posters, or workshops in the past 5 years.

Special topics: Self-management, online education, perspective taking, behavioral science, data systems, technology and self-management, data analysis, systems analysis.


Ryan O'Donnell, M.S., BCBA - Institute of Meaningful Instruction
(775) 482-4112

Ryan graduated in 2013 from the Florida Institute of Technology and received his Board Certification that same year.  Ryan has provided over 2,000 hours of instruction and oversight in a variety of areas, including: Medicaid services, DOE Training, prosocial organizational projects, and Rehabilitation and various private entities.  He's active in the field of behavior analysis with over 60 professional presentations, posters, or workshops in the past 5 years.

Special topics: Self-management, online education, perspective taking, behavioral science, data systems, technology and self-management, data analysis, systems analysis.


Ryan O'Donnell, M.S., BCBA - Institute of Meaningful Instruction
(775) 482-4112

Ryan graduated in 2013 from the Florida Institute of Technology and received his Board Certification that same year.  Ryan has provided over 2,000 hours of instruction and oversight in a variety of areas, including: Medicaid services, DOE Training, prosocial organizational projects, and Rehabilitation and various private entities.  He's active in the field of behavior analysis with over 60 professional presentations, posters, or workshops in the past 5 years.

Special topics: Self-management, online education, perspective taking, behavioral science, data systems, technology and self-management, data analysis, systems analysis.


Seth Perler, M.Ed.,, 2e & Executive Function Coach for Struggling Students
(303) 995-8889

I'm Seth Perler and I specialize in helping students who struggle with school: homework, motivation, focus, study skills, grades, time management, organization, avoidance & resistance. I teach families unconventional tools, rather than cookie-cutter approaches which waste everyone's time and energy. My tools are specifically meant to meet the unique needs of outside-the-box, atypical learners (any age). There's no instruction book for how to help your child navigate school, and traditional interventions often fail because they don't get down to the root causes of your child's problems. Consequently, patterns get worse year after year, leading to pervasive difficulties transitioning into adulthood. It's all about something called Executive Function and most of the kids I work with are 2e.


Seth Perler, M.Ed.,, 2e & Executive Function Coach for Struggling Students
(303) 995-8889

I'm Seth Perler and I specialize in helping students who struggle with school: homework, motivation, focus, study skills, grades, time management, organization, avoidance & resistance. I teach families unconventional tools, rather than cookie-cutter approaches which waste everyone's time and energy. My tools are specifically meant to meet the unique needs of outside-the-box, atypical learners (any age). There's no instruction book for how to help your child navigate school, and traditional interventions often fail because they don't get down to the root causes of your child's problems. Consequently, patterns get worse year after year, leading to pervasive difficulties transitioning into adulthood. It's all about something called Executive Function and most of the kids I work with are 2e.

Speakers


Bea Braun, Au.D. (Educational Audiologist) - Auditory Processing Center
(626) 793-8711

Dr. Braun is a licensed clinical and credentialed educational audiologist with 19 years experience providing comprehensive audiological
evaluations and (central) auditory processing evaluations for children and adults.  She is passionate about accurately identifying each client's
specific auditory processing subtype and recommending deficit specific remediation.

Special topics: Auditory Processing, Hearing Loss


Coast 2 Coast College Counseling
(310) 713-8765

Susanne is the founder of Coast 2 Coast College Counseling and has been helping students with the college search and application process for over 17 years.

Susanne Condon brings 20 years of marketing experience to Coast 2 Coast. She graduated Cum Laude from USC/Marshall School of Business with an emphasis in marketing. 

Susanne co-wrote, “Get the College Edge,” a monthly column in the Palos Verdes Peninsula News. Susanne visits colleges throughout the United States and builds contacts within the admissions staff in order to stay current with admission trend


Ryan O'Donnell, M.S., BCBA - Institute of Meaningful Instruction
(775) 482-4112

Ryan graduated in 2013 from the Florida Institute of Technology and received his Board Certification that same year.  Ryan has provided over 2,000 hours of instruction and oversight in a variety of areas, including: Medicaid services, DOE Training, prosocial organizational projects, and Rehabilitation and various private entities.  He's active in the field of behavior analysis with over 60 professional presentations, posters, or workshops in the past 5 years.

Special topics: Self-management, online education, perspective taking, behavioral science, data systems, technology and self-management, data analysis, systems analysis.


Seth Perler, M.Ed.,, 2e & Executive Function Coach for Struggling Students
(303) 995-8889

I'm Seth Perler and I specialize in helping students who struggle with school: homework, motivation, focus, study skills, grades, time management, organization, avoidance & resistance. I teach families unconventional tools, rather than cookie-cutter approaches which waste everyone's time and energy. My tools are specifically meant to meet the unique needs of outside-the-box, atypical learners (any age). There's no instruction book for how to help your child navigate school, and traditional interventions often fail because they don't get down to the root causes of your child's problems. Consequently, patterns get worse year after year, leading to pervasive difficulties transitioning into adulthood. It's all about something called Executive Function and most of the kids I work with are 2e.

Other


Bea Braun, Au.D. (Educational Audiologist) - Auditory Processing Center
(626) 793-8711

Dr. Braun is a licensed clinical and credentialed educational audiologist with 19 years experience providing comprehensive audiological
evaluations and (central) auditory processing evaluations for children and adults.  She is passionate about accurately identifying each client's
specific auditory processing subtype and recommending deficit specific remediation.

Special topics: Auditory Processing, Hearing Loss


Coast 2 Coast College Counseling
(310) 713-8765

Susanne is the founder of Coast 2 Coast College Counseling and has been helping students with the college search and application process for over 17 years.

Susanne Condon brings 20 years of marketing experience to Coast 2 Coast. She graduated Cum Laude from USC/Marshall School of Business with an emphasis in marketing. 

Susanne co-wrote, “Get the College Edge,” a monthly column in the Palos Verdes Peninsula News. Susanne visits colleges throughout the United States and builds contacts within the admissions staff in order to stay current with admission trend


Ryan O'Donnell, M.S., BCBA - Institute of Meaningful Instruction
(775) 482-4112

Ryan graduated in 2013 from the Florida Institute of Technology and received his Board Certification that same year.  Ryan has provided over 2,000 hours of instruction and oversight in a variety of areas, including: Medicaid services, DOE Training, prosocial organizational projects, and Rehabilitation and various private entities.  He's active in the field of behavior analysis with over 60 professional presentations, posters, or workshops in the past 5 years.

Special topics: Self-management, online education, perspective taking, behavioral science, data systems, technology and self-management, data analysis, systems analysis.


Seth Perler, M.Ed.,, 2e & Executive Function Coach for Struggling Students
(303) 995-8889

I'm Seth Perler and I specialize in helping students who struggle with school: homework, motivation, focus, study skills, grades, time management, organization, avoidance & resistance. I teach families unconventional tools, rather than cookie-cutter approaches which waste everyone's time and energy. My tools are specifically meant to meet the unique needs of outside-the-box, atypical learners (any age). There's no instruction book for how to help your child navigate school, and traditional interventions often fail because they don't get down to the root causes of your child's problems. Consequently, patterns get worse year after year, leading to pervasive difficulties transitioning into adulthood. It's all about something called Executive Function and most of the kids I work with are 2e.

Colleges


Coast 2 Coast College Counseling
(310) 713-8765

Susanne is the founder of Coast 2 Coast College Counseling and has been helping students with the college search and application process for over 17 years.

Susanne Condon brings 20 years of marketing experience to Coast 2 Coast. She graduated Cum Laude from USC/Marshall School of Business with an emphasis in marketing. 

Susanne co-wrote, “Get the College Edge,” a monthly column in the Palos Verdes Peninsula News. Susanne visits colleges throughout the United States and builds contacts within the admissions staff in order to stay current with admission trend

Tutoring


Seth Perler, M.Ed.,, 2e & Executive Function Coach for Struggling Students
(303) 995-8889

I'm Seth Perler and I specialize in helping students who struggle with school: homework, motivation, focus, study skills, grades, time management, organization, avoidance & resistance. I teach families unconventional tools, rather than cookie-cutter approaches which waste everyone's time and energy. My tools are specifically meant to meet the unique needs of outside-the-box, atypical learners (any age). There's no instruction book for how to help your child navigate school, and traditional interventions often fail because they don't get down to the root causes of your child's problems. Consequently, patterns get worse year after year, leading to pervasive difficulties transitioning into adulthood. It's all about something called Executive Function and most of the kids I work with are 2e.