01 Sep Best practices to support and empower gifted LGBTQ students
Best practices to support and empower gifted LGBTQ students
Paper presentation175Orla Dunne, Centre for Talented Youth, Ireland
Everest 2Thu 10:45 - 12:15
This presentation will offer a combined research and practitioner perspective on how to build a positive climate for gifted LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) students. This presentation will offer an overview of the topic, discuss the challenges facing gifted LGBTQ students and offer practical advice to educators on how to support this population. Qualitative data from an ongoing research study on the experiences of gifted LGBTQ students attending a gifted summer programme will also be discussed.