This session will look at emotional regulation in young people with high learning potential Learn about emotional overexcitability, how supporting a child’s self-awareness and self-regulation need to come before working on other areas, what the zones of regulation are and how to deal with anger at home. There will be time to talk to other parents about how emotional regulation affects your child(ren) and to learn from others about what works for them.
Rebeca is Potential Plus UK’s Senior Education Advisor and Director of the DME Trust, a collaboration between Potential Plus UK and nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs). Rebecca has overall responsibility for Potential Plus UK’s assessment and advice services, developing new services and designs and runs our parent courses. Her background is in educational research and school leadership support. She is currently a Chair of Governors at The Hazeley Academy and a Trustee of the 5 Dimensions Multi-Academy Trust and Steel City Schools Partnership, and is the parent of three children with high learning potential, two of whom have additional learning needs.