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  • Overexcitabilities: What they are and how they manifest in

    gifted children

    Goleta Union School District Gifted Education Services Parent Night

    February 1, 2018

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  • When was the last time you felt

    overstimulated?

  • Factors

    What was at play?

  • External

    Factors

    What was at play?

    factors

  • External Internal

    Factors

    What was at play?

    factors factors

  • External Internal

    Factors

    What was at play?

    factors factors

  • Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980)

  • Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980)

    Polish psychiatrist,

    psychologist, and physician

  • Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980)

    Polish psychiatrist,

    psychologist, and physician

    Counseled artists, writers,

    actors, and members of religious

    orders

  • Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980)

  • Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980)

    “saw inner forces at work that, on one hand generated overstimulation, conflict and pain…

  • Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980)

    “saw inner forces at work that, on one hand generated overstimulation, conflict and pain…

    …but on the other, provoked individuals to search for a way through the pain, strife and disharmony.

  • Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980)

    Was first to suggest that intensified experiencing, thinking, feeling and imagining were related to creativity and talent.

    “saw inner forces at work that, on one hand generated overstimulation, conflict and pain…

    …but on the other, provoked individuals to search for a way through the pain, strife and disharmony.

  • Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities

  • Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities

    Psychomotor

  • Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities

    Psychomotor

    Sensual

  • Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities

    Psychomotor

    Sensual Intellectual

  • Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities

    Psychomotor

    Sensual Intellectual

    Imaginational

  • Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities

    Psychomotor

    Sensual Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

  • Psychomotor

    Sensual

    Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

  • Psychomotor

    Sensual

    Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

    Love of movement; capacity for being active and energetic.

  • Psychomotor

    Sensual

    Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

    Love of movement; capacity for being active and energetic.

    Heightened experience of + or - feelings from sight, scent, touch, taste or hearing.

  • Psychomotor

    Sensual

    Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

    Love of movement; capacity for being active and energetic.

    Heightened experience of + or - feelings from sight, scent, touch, taste or hearing.

    A “marked need to seek truth and understanding, to gain knowledge, and to analyze.”

  • Psychomotor

    Sensual

    Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

    Love of movement; capacity for being active and energetic.

    Heightened experience of + or - feelings from sight, scent, touch, taste or hearing.

    Heightened play of the imagination with rich association of images and impressions

    A “marked need to seek truth and understanding, to gain knowledge, and to analyze.”

  • Psychomotor

    Sensual

    Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

    Love of movement; capacity for being active and energetic.

    Heightened experience of + or - feelings from sight, scent, touch, taste or hearing.

    Heightened play of the imagination with rich association of images and impressions

    A “marked need to seek truth and understanding, to gain knowledge, and to analyze.”

    Intense feelings, extremes of complex emotions, and strong identification with others’ feelings.

  • Activity

  • Activity

    Phase-1

  • 1. Grab the card that was on your seat when you

    came in.

  • 1. Grab the card that was on your seat when you

    came in.

    2. Read both the description of the excitability and the

    strategies for it.

  • 1. Grab the card that was on your seat when you

    came in.

    2. Read both the description of the excitability and the

    strategies for it.

    3. Share the information with your neighbor, and if it rings

    true for you or not.

    Yes! No!

  • Activity

  • Activity

    Phase- 2

  • Emotional

  • Go to a table in the back that has an excitability that you do connect with.

    Emotional

  • Go to a table in the back that has an excitability that you do connect with.

    Emotional

  • Go to a table in the back that has an excitability that you do connect with.

    Share an experience…

    Emotional

  • Go to a table in the back that has an excitability that you do connect with.

    Share an experience…

    Emotional

    …or, ask a question about what other’s have noticed about it or done.

  • What can we do about these?

  • Don’t judge them.

  • Look for patterns

  • Look for patterns

  • Look for patterns

  • Bring awareness to it.

  • Bring awareness to it. How are you feeling

    right now?

  • Bring awareness to it. How are you feeling

    right now? What is your body doing/

    telling you?

  • Bring awareness to it. How are you feeling

    right now? What is your body doing/

    telling you?

    How is your mind feeling?

  • Bring awareness to it. How are you feeling

    right now? What is your body doing/

    telling you?

    How can I help? What do you need?

    How is your mind feeling?

  • Bring awareness to it. How are you feeling

    right now? What is your body doing/

    telling you?

    How can I help? What do you need?

    What do you notice about you in these types of situations?

    How is your mind feeling?

  • External Internal

    Factors

    What was at play?

    factors factors

  • What was at play?

    External factors

    Internal factors

  • What was at play?

    External factors

    Internal factors

  • What was at play?

    External factors

    Internal factors

    Psychomotor

    Sensual Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

  • What was at play?

    External factors

    Internal factors

    Psychomotor

    Sensual Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

    ✓.

  • What was at play?

    External factors

    Internal factors

    Psychomotor

    Sensual Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

    ✓. ✓.

  • What was at play?

    External factors

    Internal factors

    Psychomotor

    Sensual Intellectual

    Imaginational

    Emotional

    ✓. ✓.

    ✓.

  • Example

  • Example

    ✓Super excited

  • Example

    ✓Super excited

    ✓Tons of great ideas

  • Example

    ✓Super excited

    ✓Tons of great ideas

  • “Emotional intensity in the gifted is not a matter of feeling more than other people, but a different

    way of experiencing the world: vivid, absorbing, penetrating, encompassing, complex,

    commanding – a way of being quiveringly alive.”

    (Sword, 2012)

  • For further questions, email Joanna Lauer

    jlauer@goleta.k12.ca.us

    mailto:jlauer@goleta.k12.ca.us?subject=