M has been a delight to know and teach. She is a charming, highly gifted child, who (when she is able to relax) enjoys my jokes and is fun to work with! She is very much her chronological age emotionally and often displays insecurities that are difficult to understand given her enormous capabilities. She needs to have more positive experiences with her peers rather than constantly being with adults. Though she is well liked by the other children, she chooses to play by herself or sit and chat with an adult. Given time, I feel certain her emotions will link up with her intellect and she will be that wonderful child we all know she can be. I am delighted to have had the chance to work with M. She has been both a challenge and a source of pride.
— One day I’ll be a wonderful child.
Two journal articles, 5 posters, and a talk. That’s not just the hat-trick; that data collection adventure could have its own 8 night holiday.
— Even though I am not chock full of babies, that January collaboration with the accent is still yielding pretty good professional dividends.