KAGE Conference 2018 Edward Amend


EDWARD R. AMEND, Psy.D., is a Clinical Psychologist at Amend Psychological Services, P.S.C., licensed to provide psychological services in Kentucky and Ohio. Dr. Amend focuses on the social, emotional, and educational needs of gifted and talented youth, adults, and their families. He has worked in both private practice and community mental health settings, as well as in consulting positions with clinics, hospitals, schools, and other organizations. He presents locally and nationally on topics related to the needs of gifted children. Dr. Amend is co-author of two award-winning books: A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children; and Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, Depression, and Other Disorders. As a strong advocate for the gifted population, Dr. Amend’s years of service have included the Board of Directors of Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted (SENG); President of the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) and Chair for the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Counseling and Guidance Network. He has been a consultant to the Davidson Institute for Talent Development and a Contributing Editor for Roeper Review, a peer-reviewed journal for gifted education. Dr. Amend is actively involved with the Assessment Special Interest Group of NAGC and the National Twice Exceptional Community of Practice. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), APA’s Division 53 (Child-Clinical Psychology), and the Kentucky Psychological Association.



Monday, February 26, 9:30 am – noon, M2. Reach Me/Teach Me—Differentiation Using Depth/Complexity Thinking to Find and Serve Every Day

Tuesday, February 27, sessions and times TBA



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last updated 11/22/2017