This one day seminar for parents is filled with practical information, with a solid research base, presented by experts in the field with real life experience, to help you understand giftedness and how to help your gifted child thrive.

For parents of gifted children and adolescents


Saturday 27th October, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Register at :


COST:  $150 (including GST) per person, or $250 for two parents or caregivers from the same family.


VENUE: Lavalla Centre,

58 Fernberg Road, Paddington

For further information please email  or phone: 0438 744 994


These seminars include:

  • Understanding giftedness and talent development
  • Identification and testing: why, when, who and how
  • Parenting sensitive gifted children and adolescents
  • Mental health, resilience and emotional well-being
  • Gifted children, their friendships and relationships
  • Motivating gifted students to develop academic skills
  • Gifted children with learning and other disabilities
  • Advocating for your child at school


Michele Juratowitch is Director of Clearing Skies; provides counselling for gifted children and their parents; has worked in schools and introduced provisions to support gifted students.  At the Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC) at the University of New South Wales, Michele taught in parent courses; lectured teachers in a postgraduate course in Gifted Education; developed programs for students and conducted research.  Michele was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study the needs of gifted children and families, is co-author of a research report on acceleration and Make a Twist: Curriculum differentiation for gifted students.


Rosalind Walsh is a trained high school teacher who holds a MEd (Gifted Education) from UNSW and a PhD from Macquarie University where she researched successful interventions for gifted children in prior to school settings. She was the manager of the Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC) at the University of New South Wales for 10 years. Rosalind has worked with teachers around Australia at both primary and secondary levels. Rosalind lectures in the Department of Education and the Institute of Early Childhood at Macquarie University, and co-ordinates the programs for gifted students at a girls’ school in Sydney.