Dr. Paul Beljan

Gifted/UPC Night 1

Gifted/UPC Night 1

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Gifted Intelligence: A Psychological Perspective

Dr. Beljan will present several concepts common to gifted intelligence. Topic highlights will include:

  • Common signs that children with gifted intelligence present

  • Asynchronous development and its possible origins

  • Important diagnostic concepts in the diagnosis of gifted intelligence

  • So your child is gifted; now what?

In addition to basic concepts in understanding gifted and talented youth, the audience will be presented with a hypothesis to explain what may be different in a gifted child’s brain that results in asynchronous development and various exceptionalities

About the Speaker:

Dr. Paul Beljan, PsyD, ABPd, ABN, is a pediatric neuropsychologist in private practice at Beljan Psychological Services in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Beljan is an expert in evaluating and understanding gifted children and their common misdiagnoses. Along with Dr. James Webb, Dr. Beljan is a co-author of the book: Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnosis of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, BiPolar, OCD, Depression, and Other Disorders.

Event Information


Sep 19, 2019


06:00 pm


Governing Board Room, 15002 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032

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